Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy was sworn-in as the Chief Minister
of Andhra Pradesh for the second consecutive term
on 20th of May.The historic ceremony was held at the LB stadium here in
This is the first time in over 30yrs that a congress leader in the state
has been sworn in as the chief minister for the second consecutive term.
Kasu Brahmananda Reddy too was the Chief Minister for two consecutive
terms from 1964 to 1967 and again from 1967 to 1971.
Though Mr. Chandrababu Naidu led the Telugu Desam government for two terms
consecutively, his first term lasted four years and the second
four-and-a-half years. Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy, Channa Reddy, Vijaya Bhaskar
Reddy were the other Congress Chief Ministers who served two terms but not
Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy was the first who served from January 11, 1956, to
January 10, 1960 and YSR is the 14th Chief Minister of the State.The other
CM of AP were Damodaram Sanjeevaiah, Kasu Brahmananda Reddy, P.V.Narasimha
Rao, Jalagam Vengal Rao, Marri Channa Reddy, T.Anjaiah, Bhavanam Venkatram,
Kotla Vijaya Bhaskar Reddy, N. T. Rama Rao, N. Janardhana Reddy and N.
Telugu Desam founder N. T. Rama Rao was sworn in Chief Minister four
times, first in 1983, then in 1984, a month after he was dethroned by
Nadendla Bhaskar Rao, again in 1985 and then in 1994.
YSR thanked the people of AP for electing the congress back to power.On
the occation he signed two files to increase the Rs 2 -a-kg rice quote
from 20Kg to 30 kg a family and extending the duration of free power
supply to the farm sector from 7hrs to 9hrs a day.
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