GOVERNOR E S L Narasimhan Saturday invited Y S Jaganmohan Reddy, who led his party to a thumping win in both Assembly and Lok Sabha polls in Andhra Pradesh, to form the next Government in the State. The swearing-in ceremony would be held at Indira Gandhi Municipal Corporation stadium, Vijayawada, on May 30 at 12.23 pm, a Raj Bhawan communique said.
After he was elected leader of the YSRC legislature party, Reddy met the Governor of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and staked claim to form the Government. Reddy is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital on Sunday.
The meeting assumes importance as the YSRCP chief during the election campaign had said his party would support whoever promises Andhra Pradesh the Special Category Status. Armed with the resolution unanimously electing him as the YSRCLP leader, Reddy met Governor Narasimhan at the Raj Bhavan in Hyderabad and staked claim to form the Government. “While congratulating Y S Jaganmohan Reddy on his election as the Leader of YSR Congress Legislature Party, the Hon’ble Governor has invited him to form the Government,” a Raj Bhavan communique said.