Addressing a gathering at the Praja Ashirvada Sabha in Narayanpet on Sunday, caretaker Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao announced that he would make Narayanpet the 32nd district in the state within 2-3 months of TRS coming to power.
Besides promising to bring irrigation water to the 1.25 lakh acres in the constituency, KCR said that he would fulfil the wish of Narayanpet residents of making it a district centre.
“Do you want Narayanpet as the district centre?” he asked the cheering crowd. “If yes, elect Rajender Reddy. If you elect him, I take 100% responsibility of making Narayanpet a district. The earlier CMs didn’t create a single district, but with your blessings I created 31 districts, it won’t be difficult for me to make Narayanpet the 32nd district,” KCR promised.
“It is your responsibility to elect TRS. The welfare of the state lies with the TRS. Elect Rajender Reddy with a majority of 1 lakh votes and make Narayanpet your district,” he concluded.
The erstwhile 10 districts in Telangana were split into 31 districts in 2016 under the TRS government by chief minister KCR for better governance and to provide employment. Initially, the government had decided to create only 17 new districts, however, after public demand they added four more districts.
The new districts carved out were Siddipet, Jayashankar Bhupalapally, Jangaon, Jagtial, Yadadri Bhuvanagiri, Warangal, Pedapally, Sangareddy, Kamareddy, Mancherial, Bhadradri Kothagudem, Vikarabad, Rajanna-Sircilla, Asifabad, Suryapet, Wanaparthy, Nirmal, Mahabubabad, Nagarkurnool, Jogulamba Gadwal and Malkajgiri.
Following the creation of the new districts, the TRS government also formed 25 new revenue divisions, 125 new mandals, 23 police subdivisions, 28 new circles and 91 police stations.
Though the government had created 21 new districts, the union government had approved only 17 districts. The approved districts include: Adilabad, Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Nalgonda, Nizamabad, Medak, Mahabubnagar, Ranga Reddy, Warangal, Mancherial, Siddipet, Yadadri Bhuvanagiri, Jayashankar Bhupalapally, Bhadradri Kothagudem, Kamareddy and Nagarkurnool.
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