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Reddy chosen Andhra CLP leader Election Bureau | May 12, 2004 13:58 IST
Last Updated: May 12, 2004 15:09 IST

Congress leader Dr Y S Rajasekhar Reddy will be Andhra Pradesh's new chief minister.

Reddy, who steered the party to a landslide victory, was unanimously elected Congress legislature party leader at a meeting of the new legislators in Hyderabad on Wednesday.

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His name was proposed by PCC president D Srinivas, who was also said to have been one of the contenders, and seconded by senior leader K Ranga Rao. All the MLAs seconded his candidature by a voice vote

Midway through the two-hour meeting, Congress general secretary Ghulam Nabi Azad and Reddy called up party chief Sonia Gandhi "to take her clearance", J Geeta Reddy, state Mahila Congress president, said.

The CM will be sworn in at 1300 IST, May 14, Azad said.

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Sub: greetings

hello MR. Y S RAJASHEKAR REDDY I think u r not a great leader,but u get this position because.. 1)your father is Y.S.RAJA REDDY is ...

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Dear Sirs, let us pray that the dark era should not set in. YSR has never proved himself to be an intellectual. Its his sheer ...

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INC took a good dissiciatio to elect mr y s r as chief minister of andhra pradesh. it is a good thing for A P ...

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Congratulation Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhar Reddy Garu. It is really tremendous achievement. your dream came into picture

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Sir, Congradulations.

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