President’s rule to be revoked in Telangana on June 2

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The President's rule imposed in united Andhra Pradesh on June 2 will be revoked partially to facilitate the swearing in of TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao as Chief Minister of Telangana, but it will continue in Seemandhra till TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu takes charge a week later. 

Hectic activities have been going on in the Union Home Ministry and in Andhra Pradesh government for division of the state smoothly on June 2, the appointed day, official sources said. A notification is expected to be issued in the morning of June 2 revoking the President's rule in Telangana to facilitate Rao taking charge as the first Chief Minister of the country's 29th state. 

The notification will clarify that the President's rule will continue in residuary Andhra Pradesh till Naidu takes oath as Chief Minister either on June 8 or 9, official sources said. 

President's Rule was imposed in Andhra Pradesh on March 1 this year after N Kiran Kumar Reddy resigned as Chief Minister following Parliament's nod for bifurcation of the state to create separate Telangana.

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