MLAs takes oath in Telangana


HYDERABAD: Newly elected MLA’s took oath in Telangana Assembly on Thursday.

Pro-tem Speaker Mumtaz Ahmad Khan administered the oath of office to the newly elected members.

On Wednesday, Khan took oath as the Pro-tem Speaker, administered by Governor ESL Narasimhan at the Durbar Hall of the Raj Bhavan.

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.

His son KT Rama Rao also bagged the Sircilla seat with a margin of 89,909 and had taken charge as the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) working president on December 17, 2018.

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.


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