Hyderabad: The swearing-in ceremony of Telangana Chief Minister Revanth Reddy and Deputy Chief Minister Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka was held today at the L.B. Stadium in Hyderabad. The Congress party formed the government in Telangana after the party emerged as victorous in the Telangana Assembly Elections 2023 results, which was declared in Sunday (December 03). The oath-taking ceremony witnessed the presence of thousands of supporters.
Know about new Telangana Deputy CM Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka
Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka (63) was born in the Snanala Laxmipuram village of Khammam District. He was born to Mallu Akanda and Mallu Manikyam and has two siblings. A.R. Mallu and Mallu Ravi are his brothers. Bhatti Vikramarka completed his graduation from Hyderabad's Nizam College. He completed his post-graduation from the University of Hyderabad.
Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka served as the Leader of the Opposition
Earlier, Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka served as the Leader of the Opposition in the Telangana Legislative Assembly. Vikramarka was elected as the Member of Legislative Assembly in 2009 and 2014 elections and was also elected as the Chief Whip for the Government of Andhra Pradesh from the year 2009-11. From 2011-14, he served as the Deputy Speaker of Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly.
Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka's wealth and cases against him
As per the affidavit submitted by Telangana Deputy Chief Minister Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka, he has a total asset of Rs 8,13,26,605. Out of which, He has Immovable Assets valued at Rs 6,21,64,000 and Movable Assets of Rs 1,91,62,605. Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka has three cases registered against him and has not been convicted in any of the cases.
The cases include:
Charges related to Punishment for Being member of an unlawful assembly (IPC Section-143)
Charges related to Every member of unlawful assembly guilty of offence committed in prosecution of common object (IPC Section-149)
Charges related to Punishment for wrongful restraint (IPC Section-341)
Charges related to Punishment for public nuisance in cases not otherwise provided for (IPC Section-290)
Charges related to Disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant (IPC Section-188)
Charges related to Negligent act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life (IPC Section-269)
Charges related to Punishment for Rioting (IPC Section-147)
Tamilisai Soundararajan administered the oath
Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan administered the oath of office and secrecy to Anumula Revanth Reddy, Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka as the Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister of the state. Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka is a Dalit leader who belongs to the Indian National Congress (INC). He won from the Madhira constituency in the Telangana Legislative assembly in the assembly elections that concluded recently.
The swearing-in ceremony was attended by Congress leaders
The swearing-in ceremony was attended by the senior leaders of Congress, including AICC President Mallikarjun Kharge, Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi, AICC General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi, K. C. Venugopal, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, Deputy Chief Minister D. K. Shivakumar, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu.