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Jaganmohan Reddy unanimously elected YSRC legislature party leader

Press Trust of India  |  Vijayawada (AP) 

Y S Jaganmohan was Saturday unanimously elected as the of the legislature party, sources said.

The meeting of the newly elected MLAs at the office here lasted for 45 minutes before the decision was made, the party sources said.

Thanking the MLAs for electing him as the legislature party leader, said,"in 2019, people voted for us out of faith and belief, in 2024 they should give us a bigger mandate because of our performance."

He also sought the support of the newly-elected MLAs to help him earn the "performing Chief Minister," within a year, a told

The Reddy's election would be conveyed to E V L Narasimhan later Saturday for the party to stake claim to form the government in the state, the sources added.

The party had earlier announced that the swearing-in ceremony would be held on May 30 at located in the city.

In a spectacular performance, Reddy's had won 151 of 175 Assembly seats in Andhra Pradesh, the elections for which were held on April 11.

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First Published: Sat, May 25 2019. 13:00 IST