Hyderabad, May 30 : BJP MP-elect from Telangana, G Kishan Reddy, who won the Lok Sabha seat from Secunderabad on his first attempt after serving as a three-time MLA, in has been allocated a ministerial berth in the new Council of Ministers headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
"With the blessings of people of Secunderabad and Mr Modi, I will be taking oath as a Union Minister on Thursday at 7 pm. I seek your continued support," the 55-year-old Reddy said in a message.
It is learnt that he received a call from BJP headquarters inviting him to be present at the Prime Minister's residence by 5 pm and swearing-in ceremony at 7 pm.
He also received a call from BJP president Amit Shah around noon to be present at 7pm, according to party sources here.
BJP leaders are jubilant all over the State after hearing about Reddy's induction into the Union Council of Ministers.
Kishan Reddy, the former president of the state BJP, who lost the assembly poll in 2018 to TRS, retained the Secunderabad Lok Sabha seat which was represented by Bandaru Dattatraya.
The BJP in Telangana has showed significant improvement as the party has bagged 4 seats in the Lok Sabha election held in a single phase in Telangana on April 11 against one seat secured in 2014 Lok sabha election.
Family members of Kishan Reddy also left for Delhi to participate in the swearing- in ceremony. (UNI)