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.

SHORT BIOGRAPHY

POLITICAL RESUME

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

May 2009

Resignation

Resigned from Indian National Congress party.

12 March, 2011

Samaikyandhra Movement

125 hrs of indefinite hunger strike on opposing the separation.

2014-present.

Requested for Special Status

Requested Modi to grant special status and implement the AP reorganization bill.

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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

YSR Congress Party president and Leader of the Opposition in AP, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy conducted Yuva Bheri (a youth convention)  demanding special category status and other decisions in the AP reorganization act which were not implemented on October 10 at MYR function hall in Anantapur.
YS Jagan educated students on the benefits of the special status particularly focusing on the employment opportunities.
Youth participated in big numbers and made the programme a grand success. Several YSRCP leaders including MLA Visweswara Reddy, MLC Vennapusa Gopal Reddy, Anantapur Urban co-ordinator Nadim Ahmad, Raptadu constituency co-ordinator Topudurti Prakash Reddy and several others attended the yuva bheri.
The district YSRCP leaders informed that over 10,000 students attended the Yuva Bheri programme.
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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.

Speaking to the media after meeting the PM, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said, “not a single agricultural produce including mirchi, turmeric is getting a good price in the market and the Centre should increase the quota to be purchased under market intervention scheme and state government should add its own support.
He also said that Special Category status is must for Andhra Pradesh to compete with the neighbouring states.

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