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Protests demanding Telangana statehood reach Indian capital

Protesters demanding a separate Telangana state carved out of the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh took to the streets of New Delhi on Tuesday.

Proponents of the new state have complained their area in the north has been left underdeveloped and ignored by powerful politicians from southern Andhra Pradesh, The Associated Press reports. Demands for a separate state have erupted sporadically since the 1950s.

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