Andhra Pradesh has a legislative Parliament of 295 seats. The State has 60 members with the Indian National parliament: 18 in Rajya Sabha (Upper House) and 42 in Lok Sabha (Lower House). The AP is cut out in 25 administrative districts. The Prime Minister of the State is Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy.
The people of the zone are mentioned, for the first time, at the time of the death of the king maurya Ashoka, in 232 av. J. - C.. This date is regarded as the entry of Andhra in the History. Various dynasties reigned on the sector, among which the Andhra (or Satavahana ), the Shaka , the Ikshvaka , the Chalukya Eastern , the Royaume of Vijayanâgara, the Qutb Shahi , and the nizams (or princes) of Hyderabad. During the 17th century, the English buy with the nizams the coastal sector first of all (the province of Madras), then the interior region which is now Andhra Pradesh itself. Towards the end of XIXe and the beginning of the XXe century, the Andhras was with the avant-garde of Indian nationalism. Their requirement of a State separated for the users from the language Télougou involves the formation of Andhra Pradesh on November 1st 1953 starting from portions of the territories of the States of Madras and Hyderabad. Other zones of speaking télougou are associated to him in 1956 and 1960. This creation will be used as model in 1957 for the appearance of other States on linguistic bases.
It is bordered in the south by the Tamil Nadu, in the west by the Karnataka, in north and the North-West by the Maharashtra, in the North-East by the Madhya Pradesh, the Chhattisgarh and the Orissa and in the east by the Bay of Bengal.
The chief of the executive (Chief Minister) is Dr. Y.S.Rajasekhara Reddy, and the governor is Surjit Singh Barnala.
The legislative Parliament includes/understands 294 members of Parliament. (to be checked)
Agriculture is the primary source of income for the economy of the State. Two important rivers of India, the Godavari and the Krishna cross the State. The Rice, the Tobacco, the Cotton, the Mirchi and the Sucre of cane are the principal cultures. The AP is also a certain success in the field of information the Technologies and the Biotechnologie S.
Andhra Pradesh constitutes a mosaic of people to the very marked personality. The majority of the population speaks the télougou, regional language official but there exists a strong minority ourdouphone (" speaking ourdou") constituting approximately 7% of the population, more particularly among the Muslim community centered on the Hyderabad capital. Another idiom of north is the dialect rajastani " lambadi" brought by the conveyers lambada probably originating in the the Rajasthan who accompanied formerly the Moslem armies. One finds this ethnos group mainly in the Telangana and close to Warangal. The majority are stockbreeders of bovines or tradesmen.
Other communities of languages dravidiennes live in Andhra Pradesh.
CultureThe State enjoys a rich person cultural heritage. Large type-setters of carnatic Music like Annamacharya, Tyagaraja and much of others, chose the Télougou like the language sung on their music, participant of this fact in his enrichment.
Nannayya, Tikkana, and Yerrapragada forms the trio which translated the great epopee of the Mahabharata into télougou. Among the modern authors, one notices, Sri Viswanatha Satyanarayana and Dr. C. Narayana Reddy, prizes winner of the Jnanpeeth price.
The Kuchipudi is the traditional form of Danse of the State.
For these 40 last years, Andhras have been the insane ones of cinema. The State produces approximately 200 films per annum. Thus the industry of film in Télougou generates richness, but it is almost unknown in the remainder of India. However, the State saw appearing some important artists as NT Rowed Rao (former minister as a chief), Akkineni Nageswara Rao (often shortened in “ANR”, prize winner of the price Phalke de Dadasaheb), Ghantasala, Dr. K. Viswanath, and S.P. Balasubramanyam.
Andhra Pradesh comprises several museums, among which the Musée of Salar Jung , which introduces a rich person collection of sculptures, paintings and objects religious, and the Archaeological Musée where one finds sculptures Bouddhiste S and Hindou are as well as other antiquities; these two museums are located at Hyderabad. Andhra Pradesh counts many establishment of higher education, among which the university of Andhra with Waltair, the agricultural university of Andhra Pradesh in Hyderabad, or that of Osmania, also in Hyderabad.
TourismOne also finds in AP, as in the remainder of India, of many crowned places, like Tirupati, Srisailam and Puttaparthi. The richest temple in the world, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam, visited by hundreds of thousands of pilgrims, each year, is with Tirupati.
- East Godavari
- West Godavari
- the gate of the government of Andhra Pradesh
- TELUGU - Italian off the East
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