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Episode 15 December 7, 2018

Will TRS come back to power in Telangana?

It has now been over 4 years since the state of Telangana was formed and today it headed for its second assembly election. With the dream of the new state now realized, it is the first time that the present government, the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), is facing the voters based on its performance. It is also contending with the alliance of 4 different political parties called the ‘Prajakutami’. In this episode, Indian Express’s state correspondent, Sreenivas Janyala joins as we try to understand how the TRS government has fared in the last 4 years and if it will come back to power.


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Will TRS come back to power in Telangana?It has now been over 4 years since the state of Telangana was formed and today it headed for its second assembly election. With the dream of the new state now realized, it is the first time that the present government, the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), is facing the voters based on its performance. It is also contending with the alliance of 4 different political parties called the 'Prajakutami'. In this episode, Indian Express's state correspondent, Sreenivas Janyala joins as we try to understand how the TRS government has fared in the last 4 years and if it will come back to power. You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on http://www.indianexpress.com/audio.