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Y S Vivekananda Reddy


Y. S. Vivekananda Reddy is a Member of Legislative Council in Andhra Pradesh. He is elected in Local Authorities Constituency quota. Vivekananda Reddy is also a former Member of Parliament in the Lok Sabha from Andhra Pradesh.

He served as Agriculture Minister in Kiran Kumar Reddy's cabinet. Vivekananda Reddy later contested in the bye-elections of Pulivendula constituency and lost to Vijayamma by a huge majority.

Personal Biography

Vivekananda Reddy was born on August 8, 1950. He is the younger brother of former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy.

Professional Biography

YS Vivekananda Reddy is elected MLC to the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council in September 2009. He was elected Member of Parliament in 1999 and 2004.

December 2010

December 25, 2010: Vivekananda Reddy meets Jagan Mohan Reddy for Christmas celebrations at Idupulapaya.

December 18, 2010: Vivekananda Reddy urges political parties not to politicize farmers problems for political gains.

December 12, 2010: Viveka reiterates that there is no question of him leaving Congress to join Jagan's party.

December 12, 2010: Vivekananda Reddy meets his relatives at Pulivendula.

December 2, 2010: Meets Jagan in Hyderabad, was heckled by Jagan's followers on his way back. Goes to Agriculture Department Commissioner's office and attends the Cabinet meeting in the evening.

December 1, 2010: Vivekananda Reddy takes oath as a cabinet minister. He is made the Agriculture Minister in Kiran Kumar Reddy's Cabinet.


November 2010

November 30, 2010: Vivekananda Reddy visits Idulupaya estate and pays respects to his brother late YS Rajasekhara Reddy. He confirms that he will continue with Congress till his last breath. He also announces that he is willing to contest from Pulivendula assembly seat if given a chance.

November 28, 2010: Vivekananda Reddy meets Congress President Sonia Gandhi. He attempts to bridge gap between Congress high command and Jagan Mohan Reddy.

Y S Vivekananda Reddy in News

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MLAs submit a memorandum to Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy

Andhra Pradesh News on October 10, 2012
Andhra Pradesh News and Headlines on October 10, 2012

Chief Minister pays rich tributes to Rajasekhara Reddy
Politicians pay tributes to YSR on 3rd death anniversary

Andhra Pradesh News on February 25, 2012
Andhra Pradesh News and Headlines on February 25, 2012

Andhra Pradesh News on September 3, 2011
Andhra Pradesh News and Headlines on September 3, 2011.

July 8, 2011 in Andhra Pradesh
News and Headlines from Andhra Pradesh on July 8, 2011.

June 28, 2011 in Andhra Pradesh
News and Headlines from Andhra Pradesh on June 28, 2011.

May 18, 2011 in Andhra Pradesh
A glimpse of events and happenings in Andhra Pradesh on May 18, 2011.

May 14, 2011 in Andhra Pradesh
A glimpse of events and happenings in Andhra Pradesh on May 14, 2011.

Kadapa and Pulivendula Bypoll Results - Landslide Victories for Jagan, Vijayamma
Kadapa and Pulivendula byelection Counting begins. Jagan all set to break YSR's record in Kadapa.

May 10, 2011 in Andhra Pradesh
A glimpse of events and happenings in Andhra Pradesh on May 10, 2011.

Pulivendula and Kadapa Byelection - Polling Day
Pulivendula and Kadapa Byelection - Jagan and Viveka in rival camps

Kiran Kumar Reddy's election campaign at Kadapa
Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy's election campaign at Kadapa

Jaganmohan Reddy leads by 80,000 votes in Kadapa bypoll
YSR Congress party chief Y S Jaganmohan Reddy was leading n the Kadapa Lok Sabha constituency by about 80,000 votes.

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