On Thursday in Hyderabad, Telangana’s new Chief Minister Anumula Revanth Reddy and twelve MLAs took the oath of office as Ministers in the new cabinet. In the newest state in India, Revanth Reddy was appointed as the first Congress chief minister. In addition, Bhatti Vikramarka Mallu, a Congress Member of Legislative Assembly, was sworn in as the state’s Deputy Chief Minister in 2014. As the Speaker of the Telangana Legislative Assembly, Gaddam Prasad Kumar was also sworn in by Governor Soundarajan. At the Lal Bahadur Shastri stadium in Hyderabad, the following people also took an oath: Nalamada Uttam Kumar Reddy, C Damodar Rajanarsimha, Komatireddy Venkat Reddy, Duddilia Sridhar Babu, Ponguleti Srinivas Reddy, Poonam Prabhakar, Konda Surekha, D Anasuya Seethakka, Tunmala Nageswara Rao, and Jupally Krishna Rao.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the Telangana’s new CM and assured of all possible support to the state.
“Congratulations to Revanth Reddy Garu on taking oath as the Chief Minister of Telangana. I assure all possible support to further the progress of the state and the welfare of its citizens,” PM Modi said on X.
Congress national president Mallikarjun Kharge, Congress Parliamentary Party Chairperson Sonia Gandhi who arrived in Hyderabad early this morning were also present for the swearing-in ceremony.