Newly-elected legislators of the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) in Andhra Pradesh on Saturday unanimously elected party president YS Jagan Mohan Reddy as their leader, paving the way for his swearing-in as the new chief minister of the state. Senior leader Botsa Satyanarayana proposed Jagan Reddy’s name as the leader of YSRCP Legislature Party and it was seconded by Dharmana Prasad Rao and other top leaders. The meeting began with Jagan, as YSRCP president is popularly known, garlanding the bust of his father and late chief minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy. Jagan Reddy, along with some top leaders of the party, will later leave for Hyderabad, where they will meet Governor ESL Narasimhan to submit the resolution of Jagan Reddy’s election as the YSRCP Legislature Party leader. The Governor will then invite Jagan Reddy to form the government.
Source: Hindustan Times May 25, 2019 06:45 UTC