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Deccan Chronicle.  | S.N.C.N. Acharyulu

Nation, Politics

In those 10 months, the state would have gone under the model code of conduct five times.

K. Chandrasekhar Rao

Hyderabad: In an unprecedented situation, officials will have run the administration for almost 10 months from September last to June, with a small break in between, due to the series of elections in the state and Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao not forming the Cabinet after the Assembly election results were announced in December.

In those 10 months, the state would have gone under the model code of conduct five times. This and the lack of a Cabinet has led to policy decisions being stalled and hundreds of files piling up.

About three months before the state polls, the administration went into the hands of officials when the Assembly was dissolved and the government was reduced to caretaker status on September 6.

The model code of conduct came into force from November 10 and lasted till the results were announced on December 11.

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