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Jagan Mohan Reddy

Chief Minister, Andhra Pradesh

Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party

Biography of Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy

Name- Yeduguri Sandinthi Jaganmohan Reddy

Mother's Name- Smt. Yeduguri Sandinthi Vijayalakshmi (Y S Vijayamma)

Father's Name- Dr. Yeduguri Sandinti Rajasekhara Reddy

Education-B. graduate from com

Date of Birth/Age- 21 December 1972 (51 years)

Place of Birth- Pulivendula, Andhra Pradesh

Occupation/Profession- Politician

Political Party- Yuvajana Shramika Raitu Congress Party

Designation- Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh

Spouse Name- Y S Bharti

Children's name- Two daughters (Harsha and Varsha)

Caste and Religion- Protestant, Christian

The Reddy family holds a significant amount of power in Andhra Pradesh politics. Both Rajasekhar Reddy and his son Jaganmohan Reddy are well-known in Andhra politics for their unique personalities. Jaganmohan Reddy joined the Congress to begin his political career. However, with the passing of his father, YS Rajasekhara Reddy, in 2009, Jaganmohan Reddy founded Yuvajana Shramika Rythu Congress, a new political party in year 2011, as the Congress party consistently disregarded him. It is because of the success of this party, that Jaganmohan is presently the National President of the YSR Congress Party as well as the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. After splitting from the Congress and founding a new party, he rose to the position of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister in under 7 years.

Primary Education of YS Jaganmohan Reddy

YS Jaganmohan Reddy studied till 12th in Hyderabad Public School and graduated from Pragati Mahavidyalaya Degree and PG College, Hyderabad. Popular Tollywood actor Sumanth Kumar used to be a good friend of YS Jaganmohan Reddy in Yarlagadda school.

Married Life of YS Jaganmohan Reddy

On August 28, 1996, he was married to YS Bharti Reddy. Jaganmohan and Bharti have two daughters, named Harsha and Varsha. Jaganmohan was a businessman before he entered politics. His girls are currently in school.

Political Career of Jaganmohan Reddy

The political career of the YS Jaganmohan Reddy began in the 2009 Lok Sabha elections, where he was the Congress candidate from the Kadapa parliamentary constituency and won. His father YS Rajasekhar Reddy died in a helicopter crash just months after the 2009 Lok Sabha elections. He left the Congress in 2010 and formed a new party named YSR Congress in 2011. In the Andhra Pradesh elections of 2012, his party secured 17 assembly seats and 1 Lok Sabha seat. In the 2014, assembly elections, his party got 67 seats out of 175 seats. After this, in the assembly elections held in 2019, his YSR Congress got 149 seats out of 175, and with absolute majority, he took oath as the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh.

Political History of YS Jaganmohan Reddy

In 1999–2000, Jaganmohan Reddy launched his own company before going into politics. Established a modest electricity firm in Sandur, Karnataka, and later grew it to include the states in the northeast. His firm expanded quickly once his father, Rajasekhar Reddy, was appointed Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh in 2004. Subsequently, he began making investments in other industries. His first political career began in 2009 when he was elected to the Andhra Pradesh Lok Sabha from Kadapa. Due to the Congress Party's persistent disregard for him following his father's passing, he resigned from both the MP position and the party.

Through perseverance and hard effort, he not only broke away from his father's political heritage and battled his way to the top of the state's political hierarchy. In addition to dealing with a political problem, he had to start his new political party after his father passed away unexpectedly in an accident.

Established his political party, ran in the by-elections, and won handily. His party had an outstanding year in 2014, solidifying its place as the principal opposition force in Andhra Pradesh politics. In 2017, Jaganmohan Reddy, the President of the YSR Congress Party and the leader of the opposition, finished the 'Praja Sankalp Yatra' in Andhra Pradesh. This trip spanned over 3,000 kilometers. In the 2019 assembly elections, Jaganmohan benefited from this visit as his party won 151 out of 175 seats. After becoming the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh on May 30, 2019, he solidified his position as the dominant figure in southern politics. How far Jaganmohan Reddy takes his political career remains to be seen.

1999-2000- Entered the business field and established Sundar Electricity Company.

2004- He began his political career by running for office in the Kadapa parliamentary district.

2009- Selected as a committee member for the finance department.

2009- Elected on a Congress Party ticket, a member of parliament representing the Kadapa Lok Sabha seat.

2010- Resigned as the fifteenth member of the Lok Sabha.

2011- Won the by-election and was elected as an independent to the 15th Lok Sabha.

2011- Created the Yuvjan Shramik Rythu Congress Party, his political organization.

2014- Elected as MLA.

2019- Selected as an MLA, Andhra Pradesh's chief minister was appointed.

YS Jaganmohan Reddy as Chief Minister

Through numerous public welfare programs like Jagananna Amma Vodi and Navaratnalu, he has attempted to improve the economic situation of the common people throughout his time as Chief Minister. Nine social programs for women, farming, education, and health are included in Navratnalu. On the other hand, the Jagananna Amma Vodi program offers cash support to those who are below the poverty level.

Achievements of YS Jaganmohan Reddy

YS Jaganmohan Reddy was first elected to the Lok Sabha from the Andhra Pradesh parliamentary seat of Kadapa in 2009; and operated Sakshi, a news outlet and newspaper. Departed the Congress Party to find the YSR Congress in March 2011 after resigning as an MP on November 29, 2010. Defeated his rivals in the Kadapa parliamentary constituency by almost 5 lakh votes. Praja Sankalp Yatra was the name of the 2017 Andhra Pradesh padayatra that he led as the head of the opposition and President of the YSR Congress Party. He visited 125 assembly constituencies throughout the course of this 430-day padyatra, covering a distance of almost 3000 kilometers. ‘Ravali Jagan, Kavali Jagan’ became the tagline for this padyatra. After the YSR Congress won an overwhelming majority in the 2019 assembly elections, Jagan Mohan was appointed Andhra Pradesh's chief minister.

Assets of YS Jaganmohan Reddy

The Election Commission states that his total assets for the year 2019 were Rs 510 crore. In addition to being one of India’s wealthiest politicians, Jaganmohan Reddy is involved in a variety of commercial ventures. In addition, he founded the TV news channel and Sakshi newspaper in the Telugu language.