KCR accepts defeat, sends resignation to Telangana Governor

K Chandrasekhar Rao. Photo: IANS

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao sent his resignation to Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan on Sunday after the Congress won majority seats in the 119-member Assembly.

As it became clear that the Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) would not retain power, KCR sent his resignation to the Raj Bhavan through an official.

KCR was expected to reach Raj Bhavan to submit his resignation. However, he quietly left Pragati Bhavan, the official residence of the Chief Minister, in two private car. He did not reach Raj Bhavan, and it was later learnt that he sent his resignation through an official.

The Chief Minister is reported to have left for his farmhouse at Erravalli village in Medak district.

KCR’s action surprised many as he left as a commoner without the convoy and even route clearance.

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