KCR vows to make Telangana roads ‘shine like mirror’


HYDERABAD: Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao vowed to make Telangana roads ‘shine like a mirror’. 

In a review meeting, the CM discussed the current condition of state roads and directed the concerned officers to complete the task within two years.

The Chief Minister in the meeting underlined that several roads and bridges in the state need to be repaired.

He made it very clear that after irrigation projects, the top priority will be accorded to roads and highways.

The CM instructed that including the newly formed village Panchayats, the entire 12,751 village Panchayats in the state should be provided with BT road facility.

He also directed the concerned officers to assess the existing conditions of the roads and prepare a plan accordingly. Following the assessment, a budget will be allocated for the same.

The Chief Minister also instructed the officials to pay the compensation as early as possible to the farmers who lost their land in the construction of Canals of Kaleswaram Project.

Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) president K Chandrashekar Rao took oath as the Chief Minister of the state on December 13, 2018.

TRS emerged victorious in the Telangana Assembly elections held recently, bagging 88 seats out of a total of 119 seats.

Telangana caretaker Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao, commonly known as KCR, won the Gajwal constituency by over 50,000 votes.

The major players in the southern state were the TRS, All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen, BJP, and Prajakutami (an alliance of the Congress and Telugu Desam Party), the Telangana Jana Samithi and the Communist Party of India.

Prajakutami has won 21 seats, All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) won 7 seats, while the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) bagged only one.

On December 7, single-phase elections were held in Telangana. A total of 1,821 candidates were in the fray for the Assembly election in the state and recorded a voter turnout of over 73 per cent.

TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao had dissolved the House last month-nearly nine months before its term was to end.


With inputs from ANI

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