Rajasekhar Reddy sworn-in as Andhra's CM

Updated on May 15, 2004 03:36 PM IST

YSR who steered Cong to a stupendous victory in AP Assembly elections, was sworn in as CM amidst much fanfare on Friday.

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The doctor-turned-politician YS Rajasekhar Reddy, who steered Congress to a stupendous victory in Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections, was sworn in as Chief Minister amidst much fanfare on Friday.

Reddy was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor Surjeet Singh Barnala at Lal Bahadur Stadium.

As thousands of enthusiastic Congress activists, who thronged the stadium, raised slogans hailing his leadership, YSR, as he is popularly known, took the oath at 13:39 hours at a specially erected podium.

Reddy took the oath in the name of God as the state's 14th Chief Minister amidst rapturous applause from the crowd.

 

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