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Telangana is a state in India situated on the south-central stretch of the Indian peninsula on the high Deccan Plateau. On 2nd June 2014, the area was separated from the northwestern part of Andhra Pradesh as the newly formed state with Hyderabad as its capital.
The name ‘Telangana’ is derived from the word ‘Trilinga’ meaning the place of three lingas as according to legends, Lord Shiva’s lingas are found on three mountains Srisailam, Kaleshwaram and Draksharama which form the boundaries of Telangana. It is mentioned in the Mahabharata as Telingadesha and it is said that the people of this land sided with Pandavas in their battle against Kauravas in the Kurukshetra War. It is also mentioned in the Aitreyabrahmana, Ramayana and Puranas.
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