YS Jagan Mohan Reddy Swearing-in Vijayawada: YSRCP chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy is all set to take oath as the new chief minister of Andhra Pradesh at 12.23 pm today. YS Jagans swearing-in ceremony will take place at the Indira Gandhi Municpal stadium in Vijayawada. The YSRCP supremo had phone all the prominent leaders of every state to invite them to be a part of the oath taking ceremony in Vijayawada today. Megastar Chiranjeevi, Jana Sena founder Pawan Kalyan, TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, DMK chief MK Stalin, Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao are some of the people who got invites for YS Jagan Mohan Reddy's oath taking ceremony in Vijayawada.
Rahul Gandhi congratulates Jagan Reddy on being sworn in as CM of Andhra Pradesh.
YS Jagan Swearing-in Ceremony Live Updates From Vijayawada
YS Jagan Mohan Reddy addresses the crowd. As he starts his speech 'Jagan Mohan Reddy ane nenu', the crowd gives him a thunderous applause.
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar congratulates YS Jagan Mohan Reddy.KCR received a thunderous applause as he addressed the crowd. This is a very important day and this day lays the seed for the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh to prosper. I have full faith in your capabilities as a leader which was evident through these 9 years . I am sure that you will uphold the name of your father Dr YS Rajasekhar Reddy and live up to the people’s expectations just like he did. We as the Telugu states now have to work together now. He said people have given a huge mandate to Mr. Reddy. "At a young age, he has to shoulder big responsibilities," KCR said he is willing to extend cooperation of Telangana government.
Watch the full speech of Telangana K Chandrasekhar Rao speaking at the swearing-in ceremony of YSR Congress chief Sri YS Jaganmohan Reddy as Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister in Vijayawada.
DMK leader MK Stalin address: Congratulates YS Jagan Mohan Reddy.
All-faith prayer meet starts.
Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan leaves after exchanging pleasantries with the leaders present on the dais.
Governor ESL Narasimhan greets the new Andhra Pradesh chief minister as YS Jagan offers him a bouquet
YS Jagan takes oath as chief minister of Andhra Pradesh and promises to sincerely work in the interest of people and state of Andhra Pradesh
Governor administers oath of office and secrecy to YS Jagan Mohan Reddy amid thunderous rounds of applause and roars from the massive crowds
National Anthem played at the venue
Governor ESL Narasimhan accompanied by his wife arrives on the stage to administer oath of office.
DMK Chief MK Stalin and Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao arrives at the venue for the swearing-in. KCR was accompanied by deputy chief minister Mahmood Ali, Assembly Speaker Pocharam Srinivasa Rao, Rajya Sabha MPs K Keshav Rao and Joginapally Santosh, Minister Talasani Srinivasa Yadav.
YS Jagan arrives at the oath taking ceremony venue flanked his wife YS Bharathi, sister Sharmila, mother YS Vijayamma and his daughters
YS Jagan starts from his residence in Tadepally to the venue of swearing-in. He was accompanied by his mother YS Vijayamma and wife YS Bharathi.
Senior YSRCP spokesperson Ambati Rambabu said that YS Jagn will live up to the expectations of people. He also said that the young AP CM would accord the highest priority to welfare governance.
Mangalagiri MLA Alla Ramakrishna Reddy said that the people of Andhra Pradesh voted with anger and frustration against the corrupt TDP regime. At the same time, they reposed their overwhelming faith in the leadership of the young and dynamic chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy with the sure belief that he would bring in an era of exemplary governance
Elaborate security arrangements are in place at the Indira Gandhi Municipal Stadium in Vijayawada for YS Jagan's swearing-in ceremony. CCTV cameras and drone surveillance have been put in place to monitor the security arrangements and to keep a close eye on the situation. Top police personnel are also keeping tabs on security.
Actor Ali who joined the party was also present at the venue. Speaking to reporters Ali said the people of Andhra Pradesh had elected YS Jagan as they believed in him and trusted his word. He also requested the MPs and MLAs who won the election to uphold the trust people reposed in them. He said this stupendous victory was not something ordinary but a miracle. Just as how the 'Navadhanyam'' ( nine cereals) used for a house warming ceremony were important , the same way the Navarthnas-nine welfare schemes were as important for the development of the state. Even the weather was in favour of YS Jagan's swearing in ceremony and that there would be timely rains in the state as well. This is a moment of happiness for the people of Andhra as YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, the son of late Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy taking mantle as the Chief Minister, he concluded.
Atmakur MLA Mekapati Gautham Reddy described YS Jagan's victory as the victory of the poor and the oppressed. He said that YSRCP's triumph in the 2019 elections marked the culmination of a 10-year-long struggle raged relentlessly by YS Jagan for the people of the state.
Bhimilipatnam MLA Avanchi Srinivas said that the fan tsunami blew the TDP away. In YS Jagan, people see a true inheritor of YSR's legacy and are confident that he would usher in Rajanna Rajyam. He also said that YS Jagan will always stand for the most deprived sections of society.
Kadapa MLA Amjad Basha said that YS Jagan led the YSR Congress party to a historic victorty with the party securing 151 assembly seats and winning 22 Lok Sabha constituencies. He said that YS Jagan's welfare governance based on Navaratnalu will usher in Rajanna Rajyam in the state.
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Leaders from across the country are expected to be a part of YS Jagan Mohan Reddy's grand oath taking ceremony in Vijayawada
YS Jagan fans are making a beeline to the venue to be a part of the event
The Andhra Pradesh Police force has stepped up security in Vijayawada and deployed around 5000 policemen on durt for YS Jagan Mohan Reddy's swearing-in ceremony
Parking slots have been allotted and road diversions are in place to prevent inconvenience to commuters
The YSRCP chief along with Chief Secretary LV Subramanyam reviewed arrangements for oath taking ceremony at YS Jagan's residence in Tadepalli
Even though followers have been advised against thronging the venue in view of intense heat, elaborate arrangements have been made to provide amenities to common citizens and those visiting venues. Water packets, buttermilk and first aid medicare facilities have been made available at the venue
MLAs, MPs and other VIPs will enter from the VIP gate where security has been beefed up
Special convoy has been provided for Telangana chief minister KCR and Governor ESL Narasimhan
A major traffic diversion on the Hyderabad-Visakhapatnam-Chennai routes has been put in view of the swearing ceremony of YS Jagan Mohan Reddy
Gautam Sawang, who is likely to take over the DGP of the state has been entrusted with the responsibility of overseeing security arrangements for the oath taking ceremony of YS Jagan Mohan Reddy.
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