Opposition Leader in AP Assembly
YS JAGAN MOHAN REDDY
Jagan entered into politics in 2004. He was a loyal supporter of congress since the beginning of his political career. In 2004, he campaigned for the INC candidates and contributed to their win in Kadapa district. During YSR’ regime as CM of AP, Jagan kept himself out of AP politics and dedicated his time and efforts to grow his business based out of Bangalore. His official foray into politics was in 2009, he contested as Member of Parliament in 2009 general elections from Kadapa constituency and won with a majority of 178,846 votes.
Member of Parliament
Elected as Member of Parliament from Kadapa constituency
29 November, 2010
Announcement of YSRCP
New party YSRCP is announced on March, 2011
Jun 12, 2012
Elected as Opposition Leader in AP Assembly.
YSRCP got 44.47 per cent votes and TDP got 46.3 per cent.
Mar 30, 2015
Resigned from Indian National Congress party.
12 March, 2011
125 hrs of indefinite hunger strike on opposing the separation.
Requested for Special Status
Requested Modi to grant special status and implement the AP reorganization bill.
YS Jagan dharna in Delhi
Protesting against the Centre’s “delay” in granting special status to Andhra Pradesh and to highlight the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) government’s “indifference” towards the issue, the YSR Congress chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy began a dharna at Jantar Mantar in Delhi on Monday Aug 10,2015 .
Large number of leaders and party workers reached Delhi to participate in the deeksha. The deeksha is being attended by party MPs and MLAs.
YSR Congress Party chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy garlanded the statue of his father late YSR at the venue to mark the beginning of his deeksha.The protest continued till 3 pm and later they went on march fast to Parliament.
Y.S.Jagan’s Yuva Bheri in Anantapur
Y.S.Jagan meet PM Narendra Modi over Special Status
He urged the PM to declare the Special Status to the state on a priority basis as the youth of the state are getting frustrated with the deprivation of employment sources after bifurcation.
Stating that the State government failed to contain the exploitation by private middlemen at market yards, the YSRCP chief also urged Narendra Modi to come to the rescue of farmers of the state by providing support for various agricultural produces.
He also said that Special Category status is must for Andhra Pradesh to compete with the neighbouring states.