Telangana is born as 29th state, K Chandrasekhar Rao takes oath as first CM

June 2, 2014 7:31 AM

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HYDERABAD: Telangana came into existence as the 29th state of India today and TRS supremo K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) was sworn in as its first chief minister, capping the decades-old struggle in the region for carving out a separate state from Andhra Pradesh.

60-year-old KCR took oath as chief minister along with his son K T Rama Rao, nephew T Harish Rao and nine others administered by governor E S L Narasimhan at Raj Bhavan.

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