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BRS Lose In Telangana For 1st Time Since State’s Inception In 2014, Congress To Form Govt

Mumbai: The Congress party has crossed the magic number 60 in the 119-seat Assembly, and will form the government in the state for the first time according to the Election Commission website. BRS is trailing behind on 33 while BJP has managed to secure 8. 

It’ll be the first time a party other than BRS (formerly known as TRS) will helm government in Telangana since the state’s inception in 2014. BRS has won 33 seats in the 2023 Assembly elections so far. Also Read: BJP To Form Govt In Madhya Pradesh As It Crosses Halfway Mark

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has sent his resignation to Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan in the wake of his party’s defeat in the assembly election, BRS working president K T Rama Rao said on Sunday. Also Read: BJP To Form Government In Rajasthan As It Touches Majority Mark

Telangana becomes the second southern state in Congress’ kitty in 2023, after it emerged triumphant in Karnataka in May.

Anumula Revanth Reddy, who led the Congress’ charge, finds himself on the brink of a potential chief ministership. The 56-year-old leader met top police officials of the state and discussed the security arrangements for the swearing-in ceremony, likely on December 4 or 9.  

A Revanth Reddy, the state Congress chief, has requested that the Telangana police set up security for the December 4 or 9 swearing-in ceremony, the police department stated on Sunday.

On Sunday, Reddy, whose party was comfortably leading to reach the 60-seat simple majority threshold, requested the state Director General of Police (DGP) Anjani Kumar organize security for the swearing-in ceremony.

According to a Telangana Police release, Reddy contacted and spoke with the DGP, ADG CID, and Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) regarding the setup for the swearing-in ceremony, which is anticipated to take place either on Monday or on December 9.

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