Telangana CM KCR dissolves Assembly for early elections


Telangana Chief Minister submitted his Cabinet’s recommendation to Governor ESL Narasimhan at the Raj Bhavan. The governor approved assembly dissolution and asked Rao to continue as caretaker chief minister of the state till the new government is formed.

On Wednesday, sources in the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) claimed that the government has more-or-less made up its mind on the dissolution of the assembly, whose term ends next year, news agency PTI reported.

The sources have added that the chief minister saw an advantage in delinking Assembly elections, which were originally scheduled to be held next year, with the Lok Sabha polls.

In recent weeks, the state government had announced a slew of measures for the benefit of various sections of the society further giving a boost to speculations that the party could go for early elections to cash in on the perceived positive atmosphere prevailing for it in the state.

Addressing a mega rally on Sunday, where the announcement on early polls was highly expected, KCR said that ministers and party leaders had authorized him to take a decision on it in the interest of people and the party and he would take a call soon.

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