Sribagh Treaty or SribaghAgreement. Now it has become a topic of discussion in the state again. With Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy withdrawing the bill to set up three capitals, the deal is on the lips of the people. Especially among Rayalaseema plaintiffs. However, in the wake of the withdrawal of the Three Capitals Bill, the demand for a full-fledged capital to be established at Kurnool in Rayalaseema is steadily gaining momentum.
The region was under the administration of the Madras Presidency before the formation of a joint state of Andhra Pradesh with the Madras Presidency as a separate state. From Srikakulam to Chittoor was under the Madras Presidency. In addition, Ballari, now in Karnataka, and all other parts were under Tamil Nadu. They decided to secede from Tamil Nadu on the grounds that Telugu-speaking people were being discriminated against due to language separation.
Rayalaseema’s co-operation was essential at the time for the formation of Andhra Pradesh on the basis of language. The people of Rayalaseema were not much interested in staying with the coast at that time. Leaders like Bhogaraju Pattabhi Sitaramaiah from the coastal region consulted with the people of Rayalaseema to persuade them. Then came a decision. The treaty was signed on November 16, 1937 at the residence of Kashinadhu Nageshwara Rao in the then state of Madras.
His family name is .. Nageshwara Rao of Kashinath’s family name is Sribagh. The same name was given to this contract. This is also known as the Covenant of the Great Men. The agreement was reached between the big men of the two regions to achieve equal development. According to the agreement, Andhra University will have to set up one center in Visakhapatnam and another in Anantapur. Rayalaseema region should be given a greater share of water resources as it is the most famine and backward region.
The treaty concluded that the majority of the people of Rayalaseema in the establishment of the State Capital or High Court would have to establish in Rayalaseema whatever they wished. The agreement was signed by Kadapa Kotireddy, Kalluru Subbarao, H Sitaramireddy, Bhogaraju Pattabhi Sitaramayya, Konda Venkatapayya, Pappuri Ramacharya and R Venkatappanayudu.
Andhra Pradesh, comprising 13 districts, was formed on the basis of language in the aftermath of the death of Potti Sriram. Potti Sriram initiated a death hunger strike for a separate state. Sacrificed. He went on a hunger strike on October 29, 1952. Immortalized on December 15 of the same year. Became immortal. After that the then central government announced that it was setting up a separate state for the Telugu speaking people
Kurnool is the capital of the Telugu state of 13 districts. Madras was formed by seceding from the Presidency. Kurnool was declared the capital under the Shribag Treaty. In the aftermath, the capital moved to Hyderabad. Andhra Pradesh was formed when Hyderabad State merged with Andhra. Ever since the move to Kurnool, there has been a perception among the people of Seemandhra that injustice has been going on. That is why there are demands to implement the Sribagh agreement.