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Fun, quirky tweets pour in on Telangana

Anurupa Sen, Hindustantimes.com  New Delhi, July 30, 2013
First Published: 21:22 IST(30/7/2013) | Last Updated: 21:41 IST(30/7/2013)

A new state was announced and how did people on Twitter react? They cracked jokes, had fun and welcomed Telangana.

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The essential issue that revolved around was how will the state's cusines be treated. Ramesh Srivats (@rameshsrivats) tweeted, "Hyderabad and all is okay. But Telangana and Andhra need to focus on what is important, and quickly resolve who gets Gongura Chutney."

Abhi (@item_boyy) tweeted, "stop dis telangana biryani andhra biryani doubts.. hyderabad biryani.. coz name of the city remains same" and "Waiting for "authentic Telangana cuisine" restaurants to open."

While Sidin, on a more serious note questioned the necessity divinding the state in two. "Why share Hyderabad? Take the opportunity to build a nice, new city no? India could use a few good ones..." he tweeted.

Suman09 (@suman_rd) tweeted, "People can have multiple identities at the same time. I can be Telanganite, Telugu, Indian and human. These are not mutually exclusive ffs"

Even Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, was not left out. @shahjameelmerch tweeted, "Is it just a coincidence that #LungiDance and #Telangana have both released on same day?". Lungi dance, a song from the actor's upcoming movie Chennai Express, was released on Tuesday.

Many other tweets followed in






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