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Vikramarka Mallu appointed as Congress leader in Telangana assembly

ANI | Updated: Jan 19, 2019 13:09 IST

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Jan 18 (ANI): Congress leader Vikramarka Mallu has been appointed as the party's leader in Telangana assembly.
"The Hon'ble Congress President Shri Rahul Gandhi has appointed Mr Vikramarka Mallu as the Leader of the Congress Legislature Party of Telangana," a statement from the Congress General Secretary Ashok Gehlot read.
In a meeting on Thursday, Congress lawmakers from the state passed a resolution, authorising Rahul Gandhi to appoint a CLP head.
As the Congress has 19 MLAs in the 119-member Telangana Assembly, Mallu will also assume the role of Leader of Opposition. (ANI)