Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy took Charge as Chief Minister Of Andhra Pradesh at the state secretariat in Amravati , post his resounding victory in the assembly elections. Reddy’s YSRCP got an absolute majority by winning 151 out of 175 seats.
On May 30, the YSRCP chief took oath as the second chief minister of Andhra Pradesh since its bifurcation.
Reddy occupied his office at state secretariat at 8.39 am.
Employees of various departments in secretariat stood in queues and welcomed Jagan with garlands and bouquets.
Earlier Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy, caused stir in the political circles when he recruited five deputy chief ministers to his cabinet.
The deputy ministers are one each from Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Kapu community, minority and Other Backward castes.
He also told his legislators that the Cabinet would predominantly comprise members from the weaker sections, contrary to expectations that the Reddy community would get a lion’s share.
The chief minister had previously mentioned that the cabinet would be reconstituted two and a half years after a midterm-review of the government’s performance also hinting at the inclusion of members from backward communities in his cabinet.