At the same time the agitation slowly came down in Telangana region because the central government is in the process to fulfill their longstanding demand of a separate statehood.
There was time when in Telangana people used to become so angry on seeing the name “Andhra” in their areas that they would erase the word ‘Andhra’ from the name plates of Andhra Bank, Andhra Mahila Sabha and Andhra Mess etc.
This lead to hot tempers in both the areas and situation of personal enmity between Telangana and Andhra regions arised. However, fortunately no unwanted incident took place.
People of Andhra Pradesh celebrate the festival of 'Ganesha Chaturthi' Ganesh Chaturthi was celebrated with traditional fervour and gaiety across Andhra Pradesh today. in a big way. Particularly the Ganesha's idol in Khairatabad area of Hyderabad is very famous. It is tradition here to raise the hight of Ganesha idol by one feet every year.
This year also the Ganesha Utsava Samithi of Hyderabad erected a 59 feet long Ganesha idol in khairatabad. The 'Laddu Prasadam' in the hand of Ganesha is very auspicious to Hindus. Through an auction this 'Laddu' is given to a lucky one as Prasadam. To get this Laddu people here even get ready to spend lakhs of rupees.
This year Ganesha Utsava Samiti in Khairatabad decided to place a Laddu of record weight in the Ganesha's hand. This has never happened before.
Tapeswaram is very much famous for home made food in Seemandhra area. A sweet stall proprietor made a Laddu of 4.2 tonnes for Ganesha's idol in Khairatabad. They say that such a Laddu has not been made ever before.
High quality ingredients were used in making this Laddu, which has been placed in the hand of Ganesha with the help of a big crane in the early hours of September 9th.
The Laddu was taken to Hyderabad in the presence of hundreds of people from the Andhra region. It shows the spirit of UNITY. Everyone is expressing thanks to the Lord Ganesha, as he brought the unity between the two regions and a peaceful atmosphere in the state.