Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

In the Indian Express: Varshney on Telangana

Ashutosh Varshney comments in the Indian Express on the creation of India's newest state.

August 27, 2013

Pro-Telangana and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters are hit by a police water cannon as they try to climb over a barricade during a protest in New Delhi September 4, 2012. Reuters.

"Should Telangana be India's 29th state? My answer is two-fold. Telangana deserves statehood, but the process followed was wrong."

Ashutosh Varshney