At midnight India got its 29th state in the form of Telangana. Rao was sworn in along with other minsiters in his cabinet. Some of the ministers who took the oath as the Cabinet Ministers were Pocharam Srinivas Reddy, Rao's nephew T Harish Rao and T Padma Rao.
Meanwhile President's Rule has been revoked in the Telangana region.
Celebrations erupted in the otherwise tense Telangana region. Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated K Chandrasekhar Rao and said: "Centre assures complete support to the people and Government of Telangana in taking state to newer heights of progress."
Modi even tweeted-
Congrats to K Chandrasekhar Rao Garu on taking oath as Telangana's 1st CM. My best wishes to people for the state's development journey.
Congrats to K Chandrasekhar Rao Garu on taking oath as Telangana's 1st CM. My best wishes to people for the state's development journey.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 2, 2014