These states also have a lower level of social expenditure on education public health and sanitation. In many cases, the inequality had become a source of tension and given birth to sub-regional movement for separate state within the Indian union i.e.
Vidarbha. In Maharashtra or Telengana in Andhra Pradesh consequently some economic development was done and opportunity of employment was developed. After that sons of soil movement started state belonged to main linguistic group was considered as a son of soil. Other than that was outside. Demands are then raised to give preference to the son of soil in giving employment and economic opportunity. Political and administrative failure also bolsters backwardness. Sheer bad administration and deteriorating law and order creates a bad atmosphere for development.
Thus regionalism has affected the issue of economic development. On all India level economic growth in the 1960-95 and 1970’s was about 3.5% and about 5% in 1980’s.