Yeduguri Sandinti Rajasekhara Reddy (8 July 1949 – 2 September 2009), popularly known as YSR, was a two-time Chief Minister of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, serving from 2004 to 2009. He has been viewed by some as the most popular chief minister of Andhra Pradesh. His popularity is often attributed to the welfare schemes and development programs he championed for the people of his state. The BBC, for instance, called him a champion of social welfare schemes.
On 2 September 2009, a helicopter carrying Reddy went missing in the Nallamala forest area. The next morning media reported that the helicopter wreckage had been found on top of Rudrakonda Hill, 40 nautical miles (74 km) from Kurnool. This was later confirmed by the Prime Ministers office. The five people aboard were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.
On November 29, 2010, Jagan Mohan Reddy resigned, after a fallout with the Congress party high command. He announced on 7 December 2010 from Pulivendula that he would be starting a new party within 45 days. In February, 2011, he took over a party which had existed on paper only since the prior July, and was officially recognized on February 16 as president of the YSR Congress Party.
Jagan Mohan Reddy, son of the honorable and most loved late Chief minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy, says that he started this party to protect the people from the government which is becoming more corrupt and distancing itself from farmers and the poor...
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