Srinivas Chokkakula

Srinivas Chokkakula is a Senior Researcher with the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi. He is finishing his doctoral studies from the Department of Geography, University of Washington, Seattle, USA, and has written a dissertation on transboundary water conflicts focusing on the politics of interstate water disputes in India.

Recent projects

Telangana-AP-Map-LMI Courtesy: Wikimedia
14 August 2014 Gateway House

Telangana: born of historic fissures

The birth of Telangana was a fall-out of the politics of opportunism practiced by both regional and national parties. The idea of federalism in India has to be conscious of these fault lines as they do not bode well for aspirations of cooperative federalism