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August 1st, 2013
The Announcement of the Telangana State Leaves Mapmakers in a Spot

With the government’s announcement of the creation of Telangana state, mapmakers across the country admit for the first time in years that they are feeling a little lost. Jodhpur-based cartographer Dr R P Arya, whose company Indian Map Service publishes more than 400 titles in several languages, says he is looking at losses upward of Rs 10 lakh. “Fifteen of our titles feature Andhra Pradesh. All of them will have to be changed. The maps in circulation will be redundant,” says Arya, who has been making maps for 45 years. Read More