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Telangana CM KCR to expand Cabinet after June 19; KT Rama Rao, Harish Rao likely to be inducted

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao is likely to expand his 12 member Cabinet after June 19. Currently, there are 12 members in the KCR Cabinet and have six vacancies in the State Cabinet.

Prior making expansion, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao will be chairing a state cabinet meeting which is slated for June 18 in State’s Capital Hyderabad.

While on June 19, TRS President K Chandrashekar Rao will also chair a state executive meeting and likely to discuss the poll outcome. The vacancies in the state cabinet which could be filled after Telangana Rashtra Samiti state executive meeting.

Rao’s son KT Ramarao and nephew T Harish Rao are expected to be inducted in
the Cabinet and likely to get key ministerial positions.

After winning the Assembly elections in 2018, chief minister Rao took an oath just
with his loyalist Mahamood Ali, keeping the size of the state cabinet at a paltry two. However, almost two months later in February, he inducted 10 more ministers in his cabinet.

Chandrashekar Rao on Friday visited Mumbai and met his Maharashtra Counterpart  Devendra Fadnavis. KCR invited Fadnavis for the inauguration event of Kaleshwaram event slated for June 21. Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis will be the Chief Guest in the inauguration ceremony. Rao also met the Governor of Maharashtra CH Vidyasagar Rao at Raj Bhavan, Mumbai.

In recently concluded national polls, TRS 9 bagged Lok Sabha Seats, while BJP and Congress bag 4 and 3 seats respectively. AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi retains Hyderabad Lok Sabha Seat with over 2.5 Lakh votes.

The Outcome is seen as a big setback for the party in the state where they were expected the make a clean sweep.


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