“Yeduguri Sandinti Jaganmohan Reddy” famously known as YS Jaganmohan Reddy was sworn in as the
Chief Minister of
Andhra Pradesh on May 30, 2019.
He is the chief supremo of ‘YSR Congress Party’,
and after being in the opposition from last 10 years,
he became the 2nd Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh after its bifurcation
YSR Congress Party bagged 151 out of 175 seats in the
, by decimating the TDP headed by N Chandrababu Naidu, who became the first Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh
after it was bifurcated to carve out
from it five years ago.
Jaganmohan Reddy, 46, took the oath in Telugu under the thunderous cheers by the party leaders and workers
in a brief ceremony
at the IGMC Stadium in
. Only Reddy took oath on March 30, 2019, and rest of his council of ministers has sworn in on June 7, 2019.
Jaganmohan swearing-in as the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh was almost 10 years after his father and former Congress Chief Minister Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy (YSR) died in a helicopter crash in 2009.
On the eve of his swearing-in ceremony day, the YSRC chief visited the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara in Tirumala a day before and offered prayers.
Governor E S L Narasimhan administered the oath of office and secrecy to the 46-year-old leader, whose party emerged victorious in the State Assembly Elections.
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, DMK chief M K Stalin, Puducherry Health Minister
Malladi Krishna Rao, Deputy Chief Minister Mahmood Ali, Assembly Speaker Pocharam Srinivasa Reddy, and Minister Talasani Srinivasa Yadav also attended the swearing-in ceremony of YS Jaganmohan Reddy.