Addressing the newly-elected legislators of his party, Jagan said that the Andhra Pradesh election results showed that God would punish those who resort to unethical and unjust means
Hyderabad: The Governor of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana ESL Narasimhan on Saturday invited YSR Congress president YS Jaganmohan Reddy to form the government in Andhra Pradesh.
The swearing-in ceremony would be held at Indira Gandhi Municipal Corporation stadium, in Vijayawada on May 30 at 12.23 PM, a Raj Bhavan communique said.
It said Botcha Satyanarayana and other YSR Congress elected members of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly called on the Governor and informed him of the decision to elect Reddy as the leader of the YSR Congress Legislature Party.
"While congratulating YS Jaganmohan Reddy on his election as the leader of YSR Congress Legislature Party, the Hon'ble Governor has invited him to form the government," the communique said.
Reddy, who reached Hyderabad by air from Vijayawada, met the Governor at Raj Bhavan around 4.30pm on Saturday.
After his meeting with the Governor, Reddy called on Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao at Pragati Bhavan, the latter's official residence in the city.
Earlier, at the meeting of the newly elected MLAs at the YSR Congress office in Vijayawada, a resolution was adopted choosing Reddy as the legislature party leader.
In a spectacular performance, Reddy, son of late chief minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy, led the YSR Congress to a landslide, winning 151 of 175 Assembly seats in Andhra Pradesh, the elections for which were held on April 11.
While the TDP headed by N Chandrababu Naidu got 23 seats, the Janasena party secured only one seat.
The YSRCP had bagged 22 of the 25 seats in Lok Sabha elections while the TDP managed to get only three seats.
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Last Updated 26, May 2019, 10:24 AM