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KCR recommends dissolution of Telangana assembly, seeks fresh elections

Thursday September 6, 2018 3:13 PM, News Network

Telangana Assembly Dissolve

Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Thursday met Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan and apprised him of the cabinet decision recommending dissolution of the state assembly.

In the resolution handed over to the Governor KCR also recommended holding state elections along with Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram expected in December this year.

KCR met Governor Narasimhan and submitted the resolution adopted in the Cabinet meeting held this afternoon where a decision to dissolve the Assembly and call for early polls was taken.

Local media reported that the Governor approved the cabinet decision to dissolve the assembly and asked KCR to continue as caretaker chief minister till a new govt is formed.

The Telangana Assembly term is till May 2019 and elections in normal course would be conducted along with the Lok Sabha polls in 2019.

However, with the state assembly now dissolved, the Telangana elections will be held about six months earlier than its actual schedule.

KCR is the first Chief Minister of the newly formed Telangana state. He is ruling in the state with the support from Asaduddin Owaisi's AIMIM and other allies.

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