The former Telangana Deputy Chief Minister Mohammad Mahmood Ali has been made the first minister in Telangana after the Assembly election results in 2018. He was offered the Home Ministry post giving surprise to many. In an interview promo with a programme of 'Murali Krishna's Encounter', the Home Minister was asked how it was made possible to get the first ministry post. He was asked what is the reason behind to allocate the Home Ministry post to him. Mohammad Mahmood Ali was also asked his association with CM KCR as his good gesture towards him.