Vastavam web: Newly-elected legislators of the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) in Andhra Pradesh on Saturday unanimously elected party president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy as their leader, paving the way for his swearing-in as the new chief minister of the state. All 151 legislators, including Jagan Mohan Reddy, attended the meeting held at the latter’s residence at Tadepalli in the state capital region Amaravati. 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.
YSRCP stormed to power on Thursday by winning 151 seats in the 175-member Assembly. It also won 22 out of the 25 Lok Sabha seats.