Telangana Chief Minister Resigns From Lok Sabha Membership

He was accompanied by party's whip and MP Manickam Tagore during his visit to Parliament House.

Telangana Chief Minister Resigns From Lok Sabha Membership

He was sworn in as chief minister on Thursday along with a deputy chief minister and other ministers.

New Delhi:

Telangana Chief Minister A Revanth Reddy on Friday resigned from his Lok Sabha seat, official sources said.

They said Mr Reddy met Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla this evening to tender his resignation. He represented the Malkajgiri Parliamentary constituency in Telangana.

He was accompanied by party's whip and MP Manickam Tagore during his visit to Parliament House.

Mr Reddy was elected as an MLA from the Kodangal assembly constituency in the just- concluded assembly elections.

The sources said Mr Reddy is also likely to meet party general secretary K C Venugopal and discuss issues ahead of the first assembly session in Telangana besides implementation of six guarantees promised by the party during the poll campaign. He will return to Hyderabad tonight.

Mr Reddy was sworn in as chief minister on Thursday along with a deputy chief minister and other ministers.

His swearing in was attended by top Congress leadership including party chief Mallikarjun Kharge, former party chiefs Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, besides chief minister of Karnataka Siddaramaiah.

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