Breaking his silence on the cabinet expansion, Telangana CM KCR has finally confirmed muhurat at 11:30 am on February 19. The Telangana CM also directed the officials to make arrangements for the Cabinet expansion.
KCR has met the Governor ESL Narasimhan at Raj Bhavan and discussed on Cabinet expansion. After the meeting, the chief minister’s office (CMO) has officially announced the decision on Cabinet expansion. The Oath taking ceremony will be performed at Raj Bhavan.
The TRS government will have to induct 16 more ministers and finalize candidates for 16 Lok Sabha constituencies, 16 MLCs, and other nominated posts. Congress party has just 19 MLAs in Telangana Legislative Assembly as against TRS’ 90 including two defected MLAs, who contested as rebels and can comfortably get one MLC.
The leaders of have been eagerly awaiting the list of 48 candidates for Lok Sabha, MLC and other nominated posts.