The new map surprisingly includes three districts -- Muzaffarabad, Punch and Mirpur -- which are under Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK).
Uttam said it was ridiculous that BJP leader Ram Madhav, who hails from Andhra, should speak about Hyderabad liberation despite the fact that BJP or its predecessors did not participate in the struggle against the Nizam.
Several thousand people took part in one rally after Friday prayers that was broken up with tear gas and shotgun pellets. But authorities denied there was any protest.
While the ruling TRS, the main opposition Congress and others celebrated the merger day, the BJP celebrated it as the liberation day.
The 'Telangana Liberation Day' is celebrated on September 17, as on that day the erstwhile Nizam state merged with the Indian Union in 1948.