KCR may take 6 more MLAs into Cabinet ; Expansion likely by December end

Hyderabad: TRS Supremo K Chandrasekhar Rao is not in a hurry to expand the cabinet which may be taken place in Dec last week. Conducting Assembly is possible after expanding the cabinet and take up election of speaker and deputy speaker and protem speaker. Weighing pros and cons and to invite about eight leaders from the opposition party into the TRS fold, KCR has plans to induct six to eight leaders as ministers and full cabinet will be at a later date after Lok Sabha polls.
Having offered Home portfolio to his close aide Mahamood Ali, this time around is expected to push former finance minister Etala Rajender to speaker post as the grapevine say. It is said that some of the woman legislators may get berth in the KCR cabinet and Padma Devender Reddy may continue as deputy speaker if not given place in the cabinet as also G Sunitha whose name is doing rounds. Those old faces may get berth with some changes of portfolios and induction of new faces.

Since working president post was given to KT Rama Rao, KCR plans big with regard to T Harish Rao who may get a key portfolio in the cabinet and may be asked to fight LS polls to help in Delhi as moving to national politics by forming FF. It is likely that the officials may see transfers for speedy completion of projects, welfare and development programs.