Hyderabad: Remembering the glorious days of Rajanna Rajyam, former Chief Minister, late Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy's 69th birth anniversary celebrations are underway across the Telugu states today. Dr YSR's family members, YSRCP Honorary President YS Vijayamma, YS Bharathi, YS Sharmila and EC Gangi Reddy were among the people who paid tributes to Dr YSR at the anniversary celebrations in Idupulapaya, before participating in special prayers.
Senior YSRCP leaders Botsa Satyanarayana, party Chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy's political secretary Sajjala Rama Krishna Reddy, Vasireddy Padma etc participated in Dr YSR's birth anniversary celebrations at the party's headquarters in Hyderabad.
On the other side, Congress leaders paid tributes to Dr YSR in an event organised at Gandhi Bhavan in Hyderabad. Senior leaders Ponnala Lakshmaiah, KVP Ramachandra Rao, Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka, Shabbir Ali etc participated.
YSRCP state general secretary Katasani Ram Bhupal Reddy paid tributes to Dr YSR at Sharin Nagar in Kalluru mandal of Kurnool district, before taking out a bike rally with party leaders, fans, followers and party workers.
YSRCP leaders in Chittoor district celebrated Dr YSR's birth anniversary by cutting a massive cake, under the leadership of former MLA CK Babu in CSI Church.
The party workers distributed fruits to the sick in government hospitals in Guntur under the leadership of party coordinator Ambati Rambabu.
YSRCP leader Bolla Brahma Naidu organised the celebrations at Vinukonda, where party workers participated in huge numbers.
Under the leadership of West Godavari district's Kovvuru constituency convenor Thaneti Vanitha, party workers distributed daily needs to senior citizens in old-age homes marking Dr. YSR's birth anniversary.
Fans and followers in Anantapur district's Chennekothapalli town garlanded Dr YSR's statue, before unfurling the party flag and organising blood donation camp on the occasion.
YSRCP workers paid tributes to Dr. YSR at Chimakurti in Prakasam district's Santhanuthalapadu constituency.
Similarly, YSRCP state general secretary Dharmana Prasada Rao led the celebrations of Dr YSR's birth anniversary at the party office in Srikakulam.
Former Congress minister Komatireddy Venkat Reddy paid tributes to Dr YSR at Brahmanavelam in Narketpally mandal in Nalgonda district.
Dr YSR went down in the history as the only Chief Minister to bring welfare schemes in such a large extent, he said. YSRCP leaders praised Dr YSR for his good governance at Ellareddy in Kamareddy district, after paying tributes to his statue.
YSRCP leaders distributed fruits to senior citizens in Arifa and Roshni old-age home, located at Ashwapuram in Bhadradri Kothagudem district.
Similarly, party leaders in Peddathanda in Khammam rural mandal celebrated Dr YSR's birth anniversary by distributing fruits to the sick and diseased.