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Governor invites Jagan to form government in Andhra

IANS  |  Hyderabad 

on Saturday invited Congress Party Y.S. Jagan Mohan to form the government after the newly elected legislators of the party unanimously elected him as the

Jagan will take oath as the new on May 30 at a ceremony to be held in at 12.23 p.m., according to a press communique from the Raj Bhavan.

The invited Jagan after the latter, along with his party leaders, called him and formally staked claim to form the government.

Hours after he was unanimously elected as the by newly-elected legislators of the YSRCP at Amaravati, Jagan landed in to meet the

Accompanied by few senior leaders of the party, he submitted to Narasimhan the resolution passed by the meeting of party legislators electing him as the leader.

The Governor congratulated on his election as the leader of and invited him to form the government.

The YSRCP stormed to power on Thursday by winning 151 seats in 175-member Assembly.

All the newly-elected legislators attended the meeting held at Jagan Reddy's residence at Tadepalli in the state capital region Amaravati.

Senior leader proposed the name of as the leader of the and it was seconded by Dharmana and other top leaders.

After the meeting, reached by a special aircraft. Large number of YSRCP leaders and workers accorded him a warm welcome at From the airport, Jagan drove straight to the Raj Bhavan.

In a related development, the Governor dissolved 14th Legislative Assembly. The has released a notification to this effect.



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First Published: Sat, May 25 2019. 20:08 IST