HYDERABAD — TRS president K Chandrashekar Rao, who led his party to a massive victory in the 7 December assembly elections, was sworn-in Thursday as the chief minister of Telangana for a second straight term.
KCR, as Rao is popularly known, was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor ESL Narasimhan at a simple ceremony on the lawns of Raj Bhavan.
Along with Rao, party MLC Mohammed Mehmood Ali, who was deputy chief minister in the previous TRS government, took oath as a minister.
Rao was unanimously elected leader of the TRS Legislature Party by the newly-elected MLAs Wednesday.
In the 7 December elections, the TRS won 88 seats in the 119-member assembly, trouncing the Congress-led 'Praja Kutami', which ended up with a tally of 21.
The BJP won just one seat in the state.