Hyderabad, Feb 7 (IANS) Telangana’s Information Technology and Panchayat Raj Minister K.T. Rama Rao has been allocated additional portfolio of municipal administration and urban development.
State Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan on Sunday allocated the additional portfolio, which was held by Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao.
Rama Rao is son of Chandrasekhar Rao, who is also the president of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS).
The development came two days after the ruling party achieved a historic victory in the elections to Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC), bagging 99 seats in 150-member body.
KTR, as Rama Rao is popularly known, had led the TRS campaign in the elections. His father had announced at an election meeting that he would be given the additional portfolio.