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YSR sworn-in as Andhra CM

PTI | ByIndo-Asian News Service, Hyderabad
May 14, 2004 02:35 PM IST

YS Rajasekhar Reddy, who steered Cong to a stupendous victory in Andhra Assembly polls, was sworn in as Chief Minister on Friday.

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.

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

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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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