Though, he was suffering from â¦ When TRS entered into an alliance with Congress in the 2004 Assembly elections, he served as the Minister for Technical Education in the YS Rajasekhara Reddyâs Cabinet from 2005 to 2008 in erstwhile Andhra Pradesh. Except Chandrasekhar and Santosh Reddy, the others have become ministers for the first time. Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy, who grew from the faction-ridden and often violence-marked politics of Kadapa, steered his party through spectacular victories twice consecutively in â¦ The Chief Minister condoled the family members. Rajasekhara Reddy (Telugu: à°µà±.à°à°¸à±.à°°à°¾à°à°¶à±à°à°°à± à°°à±à°¡à±à°¡à°¿) (8 July 1949 â 2 September 2009), popularly known as YSR, was a two-time Chief Minister of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, serving from 2004 to 2009. There was also a new party, Praja Rajyam Party (PRP), floated by a popular film star Chiranjeevi. A minister from every district in YSR cabinet - Days before going to Jerusalem along with his family, Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy put in place his 35-minister cabinet. Reddy's body was buried on 4 September at Idupulapai in Kadapa district with full state honours in accordance with Christian rites. Jagan Reddyâs father late YS Rajasekhara Reddy also made a woman the home minister in 2004. The ceremony was held in Hyderabad's Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium and was attended by a crowd of about 20,000 people. Six of the Ministers he inducted into his Cabinet were loyalists of his late father Y.S. , Reddy was accused of amassing large amounts of money during his tenure as the Chief Minister. On 16 February the YSR Congress Party came into existence with Jagan as its president. Reddy's party also won 33 seats in parliament out of a total of 42 seats. While the case of an exorbitant rise in the wealth of Jagan Mohan Reddy had come to light when his father YS Rajasekhara Reddy was the chief minister, the latest one to be facing the heat is current Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naiduâs son Lokesh Nara. Rajasekhara Reddy, who was popularly known as YSR. Narasimha Reddy has been given key positions if he looks at his work for the party. Admission for children of distressed farmers to welfare hostels. As a charismatic mass leader, he had carved a niche for himself in state politics. Hyderabad, May 26 (TNN): The Chief Minister, Dr Rajasekhar Reddy, on Tuesday allocated portfolios to newly-inducted ministers in the Cabinet. Sharmila. Reddy was elected to the 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th Lok Sabha from the Kadapa constituency for four terms and to the Andhra Pradesh Assembly for five terms from the Pulivendula constituency. , Reddy joined active politics in 1978 and won the Pulivendula constituency same year and became Minister of State for Rural Development (1980–82), and later shifted to Excise Minister (1982) and Education Minister (1982–83). Dr. Yeduguri Sandinti Rajasekhara Reddy (born July 8, 1949), popularly known as Y.S.R., is the present Chief Minister of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. , On 2 September 2009, a helicopter carrying Reddy went missing in the Nallamala Forest area. Indiramma illu was a program started to construct heavily subsidised housing for the rural poor.  The opposition parties formed a 'Grand Alliance' (mahakootami) made up of all the major opposition parties including, Telugu Desam Party (TDP), Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) and the communist parties. P Sabita Indra Reddy thus set a record as the first woman home minst This incident called the credibility of Reddy's entire cabinet into question. This was not, however, independently confirmed. The five people aboard were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. , The Congress Party under the leadership of Reddy won the contest and came to power for a second time, winning 156 seats in the assembly (148 would be a simple majority). Contesting on behalf of the newly formed YSR Congress Party, Jagan and Vijayamma both won easily. The five deputy chief ministers will be drawn from SC, ST, BC, Minority and Kapu communities. The Pavala Vaddi program provided loans at 3% interest to encourage small businesses and entrepreneurship by rural women. Talking informally to reporters in his chamber in the assembly, Reddy said performance of the incumbent ministers would be reviewed ahead of the cabinet expansion. He was a staunch supporter of YS Rajasekhara Reddy and served as a minister in his cabinet in 2004 and 2009. He won 2009 Assembly elections and continued his tenure as 15th Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, which was abruptly cut short by his death on 2 September 2009.. A rice scheme provided a kilogram of rice for two rupees to reduce hunger. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy along with his family pays tribute to ... of AP Chief Minister Y.S.Rajasekhara Reddy ... changed in 2004, and YSR became Chief Minister. Andhra Pradesh CM YS Rajasekhara Reddy`s adopted sister P Sabita Indra Reddy was on Tuesday elevated and made the new Home minister, the first woman in the state to hold the crucial porfolio once held by her late husband. , The Indian Prime Minister's Office confirmed the helicopter's crash on the morning of 3 September and the death of all aboard, namely Reddy, his special secretary P. Subrahmanyam, chief security officer A. S. C. Wesley, Group Captain S. K. Bhatia and Captain M. S. Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy was popularly known as Y.S.R. His tenure also saw the significant weakening of the violent extremist left-wing, On 14 Sep 2009, Andhra Cricket Association renamed ACA-VDCA cricket stadium as. In May 2004, Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy was sworn in as the Chief Minister. Andhra minister appears before CBI in Jagan case. The Chief Minister, Dr.YS Rajasekhara Reddy on Tuesday allotted portfolios to all the 35 members of Council of Ministers and P Sabita Indra Reddy became the first women Home Minister of the State. He continued in the TRS Polit Buro until the last breath. In 1973, he established a 70-bed charitable hospital before joining into politics.. He resigned from the Congress party on 29 November 2010 and announced on 7 December 2010 from Pulivendula that he would be starting a new party within 45 days. Six months after his death, Reddy's son Jagan began a condolence tour (Odarpu Yatra) to meet the families of those who either allegedly committed suicide or died of shock after hearing of the death of his father. 25 Ministers were inducted into the Y.S.  The Director General of Police said that the bodies were charred beyond recognition and had to be identified on the basis of clothing. For reprint rights: Syndications Today, Click here to get the latest issue for FREE, Andhra Pradesh CM Y.S. Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy Y.S. Full reimbursement of college tuition for the underprivileged and reservations for minorities were instituted.  In a leaked United States diplomatic cable, the American Consul General quotes that there was "widespread corruption that was beyond the pale even for India".. Rs 50,000 for the liquidation of loans of the state's farmers who have committed suicide. The surrender of more than 1,600 acres (6.5 km2) of personal land by Reddy to the government to be compliant with the law in December 2006 was criticised by opposition parties. , Finance Minister Konijeti Rosaiah was sworn in as Chief Minister following Reddy's death.. When TRS entered into an alliance with Congress in the 2004 Assembly elections, he served as the Minister for Technical Education in the YS Rajasekhara Reddyâs Cabinet from 2005 to 2008 in erstwhile Andhra Pradesh.  In 2003 he undertook a three-month-long paadayaatra, or walking tour, of 1475 km during the very hot summer months, across several districts in Andhra Pradesh as a part of his election campaign. Andhra Pradesh Cabinet minister Mopidevi Venkatramna on Tuesday appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigation for questioning in the case relating to alleged illegal assets of YSR Congress party leader YS Jaganmohan Reddy. He sought a mandate based on past performance, making no new election promises but vowing to continue and extend ongoing schemes. A federal probe of the Central Bureau of Investigation was also launched to investigate disproportionate assets acquired by Reddy in return for favour his father made to the industrialists. , An investigation eventually concluded that the factors that caused that crash included a problem with the transmission oil pressure system that distracted the crew from the worsening weather for more than six minutes.  The autopsy of all the bodies was carried out at Kurnool Medical College. 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Striking a balance, Jagan Reddy has also tried to ensure proper representation to the regions and various castes. Reddy's major campaign slogan for the 2009 election was "Development and Credibility".  Reddy visited Bethlehem and other historically important Christian places in Israel twice.  He became the Congress party's first incumbent chief minister since 1969 to win based on his performance. Y S Rajasekhara Reddy's term as Chief Minister were marked with some of the most notable welfare schemes in the state, a fact which played an important role in making him a very popular face among the common man. , Reddy's Bell 430 helicopter went missing on Wednesday, 2 September 2009 at 9:35 am. His return to state politics saw him winning 1999 Assembly elections from same Pulivendula constituency during which he served as Leader of Opposition in Andhra Pradesh State Assembly (1999–2004), but his subsequent winning in 2004 Assembly elections saw him sworn in as 14th Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh serving full-term.  He led his party to victory in the following general and assembly elections held in 2004, and did the same in 2009. He also visited the Hindu temple of Tirupati regularly.  He is said to have used populist schemes like irrigation projects and housing schemes to his advantage and earn huge profits through them. After offering floral tributes to his father late Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy, the Andhra Pradesh chief minister stated that his cabinet will have 25 members with five deputy chief ministers. This page was last edited on 27 November 2020, at 06:18.  by the Church of South India clergy. The Congress party's central leadership directed Jagan to call off the Odarpu Yatra, but he refused. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday questioned Andhra Pradesh Home Minister P Sabita Indra Reddy in YSR Congress Party leader YS Jagan Mohan Reddy's alleged illegal assets case. On the other hand, the cabinet is likely to approve the setting up of a 100-foot statue of YS Rajasekhara Reddy near the Polavaram project and discuss on Tirupati Lok Sabha by-election as well.  It helped Andhra Pradesh make significant progress in sustainable agriculture by making wastelands cultivable. A Telugu television station, NTV, reported that as many as 122 people died of shock or committed suicide upon hearing the news of Reddy's death, many of whom were young supporters or those who benefited from his social welfare schemes.  Although the sparsely populated forest area is considered to be a stronghold of the outlawed Naxal communist insurgents, the National Security Advisor of India ruled out the possibility of the Naxals bringing down the helicopter. Jagan Reddyâs father late YS Rajasekhara Reddy also made a woman the home minister in 2004.  Even after all these criticism Mr.Reddy won General and assembly elections and Sworn in as Chief Minister again in 2009. Yeduguri Sandinti Rajasekhara Reddy (8 July 1949 â 2 September 2009), popularly known as YSR, was a two-time Chief Minister of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, serving from 2004 to 2009 Yeduguri Sandinti Rajasekhara Reddy (8 July 1949 â 2 September 2009), popularly known as YSR, was the 14th chief minister of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, serving from 2004 to 2009.. 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Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister led the YSR Congress Party Legislature Party meet on Friday morning.Party workers, leaders thronged the AP CM's camp office in Tadepally to take part in the meeting. YS Rajasekhara Reddy cabinet Blogs, Comments and Archive News on Economictimes.com After offering floral tributes to his father late Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy, the Andhra Pradesh chief minister stated that his cabinet will have 25 members with five deputy chief ministers.  Reddy's younger brother Y. S. Vivekananda is also a Congress (I) politician. Yeduguri Sandinti Rajasekhara Reddy (8 July 1949 â 2 September 2009), popularly known as YSR, was the 14th chief minister of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, serving from 2004 to 2009..Reddy was elected to the 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th Lok Sabha from the Kadapa constituency for four terms and to the Andhra Pradesh Assembly for five terms from the Pulivendula constituency. Twenty-eight irrigation projects on priority costing Rs 46,000 crore. Home > Assembly Elections 2005 > Report AP: 24 ministers in YSR's team Syed Amin Jafri in Hyderabad | May 22, 2004 14:17 IST Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Dr Y S Rajasekhar Reddy â¦ Yeduguri Sandinti Rajasekhara Reddy, popularly referred to as Y S Rajasekhara Reddy, was one of the most popular politicians in the history of the state of Andhra Pradesh. In May 2012, the C.B.I. This feat was seen as a significant victory for Reddy, since he was able to earn a second consecutive term against the odds of anti-incumbency. When the TRS aligned with the Congress in the 2004 assembly elections, ys rajasekhara reddy served as minister of technology in the cabinet from 2005 to 2008. Yeduguri Sandinti Rajasekhara Reddy (8 July 1949 – 2 September 2009), popularly known as YSR, was the 14th chief minister of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, serving from 2004 to 2009.