Follow us on
Welcome Guest! You are here: Home » National
Mahmood Ali, Rajaiah are deputy chief ministers of Telangana
Monday June 2, 2014 8:09 PM, IANS

Mohammed Mahmood Ali and T. Rajaiah have been appointed as deputy chief ministers of Telangana, which Monday came into being as India's 29th state.

Ali and Rajaiah were among 11 cabinet ministers who were sworn in earlier in the day along with Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhara Rao.

KCR, as Rao is popularly known, has fulfilled his promise to make a Muslim the deputy chief minister. He has also made a Dalit his deputy to counter criticism by his political rivals that he has gone back on his word to make a Dalit as the first chief minister of Telangana.

Ali, who hails from Hyderabad, is a member of the legislative council. A top leader of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), he is the most popular Muslim face in the party. He will hold the portfolios of revenue, relief, rehabilitation, stamps and registration.

Rajaiah, a member of the assembly from Station Ghanpur in Warangal district, will look after medical affairs and health.

According to an official release, N. Narasimha Reddy will be the first home minister of Telangana. Hailing from Hyderabad, he is not a member of the assembly and is likely to be nominated to the legislative council.

Senior TRS leader E. Rajender has been allotted the finance portfolio.

KCR has given panchayat raj and information technology portfolios to his son K. Taraka Rama Rao and irrigation to his nephew Harish Rao.

P. Srinivas Reddy will hold agriculture, T. Padma Rao excise, P. Mahender Reddy transport, Jogu Ramanna forests and environment and G. Jagadish Reddy education.





Share this page
 Comments
Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of www.ummid.com
comments powered by Disqus
Advertisement
| Quick links
About ummid.com
Contact us
Feedback
Subscribe to: RSS » Facebook » Twitter » Newsletter
Ummid.com: Disclaimer | Terms of Use | Advertise with us | Link Exchange
Ummid.com is part of the Awaz Multimedia & Publications providing World News, News Analysis and Feature Articles on Education, Health. Politics, Technology, Sports, Entertainment, Industry etc. The articles or the views displayed on this website are for public information and in no way describe the editorial views. The users are entitled to use this site subject to the terms and conditions mentioned.
© 2012 Awaz Multimedia & Publications. All rights reserved.