BJP leader Kishan Reddy on Saturday took charge as union minister of state for home affairs in New Delhi along with Nityanand Rai. BJP chief Amit Shah also took charge as Union Home Minister and Rajnath Singh as defence minister.

Kishan Reddy won with a huge majority in the parliament elections from Secunderabad constituency. He defeated the TRS candidate Sai Kiran Yadav by a margin of 51,333 votes.