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Telangana CM Oath Live: Revanth Reddy, Bhatti Vikramarka, 10 Ministers Sworn In

Telangana New CM Oath-Taking Ceremony Live Updates: Senior Congress leaders are arriving at LB Stadium in Hyderabad.

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Telangana New CM Oath-Taking Ceremony 2023 Live Updates: The Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) president Anumula Revanth Reddy took oath as the chief minister of Telangana at LB Stadium in Hyderabad on Thursday, 7 December.

Madhira MLA and senior Congress leader Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka swore in as the Deputy Chief Minister. The Cabinet ministers who took oath include Uttam Kumar Reddy, Danasari Anasuya (Seethakka), Konda Surekha, Ponnam Prabhakar, Ponguleti Srinivas Reddy, Sridhar Babu, Komatireddy Venkat Reddy, Damodar Rajanarsimha, Jupally Krishna Rao, and Tummala Nageshwara Rao.

Senior Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi, and AICC chief Mallikarjun Kharge were at the ceremony. Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, his Deputy DK Shivakumar, TMC leader Derek O'Brien, and a representative from the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam were also present.

  • After two days of deliberations since the election results on 3 December, Revanth Reddy was named the leader of the Congress Legislative Party in Telangana on Tuesday, 5 December.

  • Revanth is the second chief minister of the youngest state in the country, after K Chandrasekhar Rao.

  • The 54-year-old leader joined the Congress from the Telugu Desam Party in 2017 and quickly rose as the TPCC chief in 2021.

  • Under his leadership, the Congress defeated the Bharat Rashtra Samithi in the 2023 Telangana Assembly elections, ending nine years of KCR's rule.

  • He contested from the Kodangal and Kamareddy seats but was defeated by BJP's Venkata Ramana Reddy in Kamareddy, where KCR had also contested.

5:15 PM , 07 Dec

AP CM Congratulates Revanth Reddy

"Congratulations to the new government in Telangana. Congratulations to Chief Minister Revanth Reddy, Deputy CM Bhatti Vikramarka and ministers who took oath. I sincerely wish for brotherhood and cooperation between the two Telugu states," Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy said on X.

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5:15 PM , 07 Dec

Snapshots From the Oath-Taking Ceremony

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2:46 PM , 07 Dec

Siddipet MLA Harish Rao Congratulates Revanth 

"My heartiest greetings to Revanth Reddy who took oath as Chief Minister of the state, Bhatti Vikramarka who took oath as Deputy Chief Minister and all those who took oath as Ministers. I hope that the Congress government will work towards the implementation of the promises made in the elections," former health and finance minister Harish Rao wrote on X.

2:15 PM , 07 Dec

CM Signs Employment Order for Disabled Woman

As his first order of business as the chief minister of Telangana, Revanth Reddy signed the employment order for T Rajini, a disabled woman, as he had promised her earlier. He also signed an order regarding the provision of the six guarantees to the people of Telangana.

Telangana New CM Oath-Taking Ceremony Live Updates: Senior Congress leaders are arriving at LB Stadium in Hyderabad.
Telangana New CM Oath-Taking Ceremony Live Updates: Senior Congress leaders are arriving at LB Stadium in Hyderabad.
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Published: 07 Dec 2023, 10:28 AM IST
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