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Y.S. Vivekananda Reddy excelled in his Political Career

Y.S. Vivekananda Reddy excelled in his Political Career
Y.S. Vivekananda Reddy excelled in his Political Career

Accordingly YS Vivekananda Reddy is the designer of Lingana Canal in Kadapa district and began his services to the community through the Lions Club became District Governor and the Samithi President. Meanwhile Vivekananda Reddy was twice elected as a Member of the Legislative Assembly for the Pulivendula constituency, in 1989 and 1994. Apparently in the elections of 1999 he was elected to the Lok Sabha from the Kadapa constituency with a majority of over 90,000, which was the highest majority gained in the state.

Earlier in 2004 elections he increased that majority to over 110,000. Furthermore recently his son-in-law, Rajasekhar Reddy, claimed that Y.S. Vivekananda Reddy is more popular than his brother, Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy (YSR), had been and the basis for this claim was that the majorities obtained by his brother were lower. Reports added, in the 2009 General Elections, Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, the son of the former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, YSR, contested the Kadapa constituency and won with a new record margin.

Y.S. Vivekananda Reddy excelled in his Political Career

Previously in September 2009, Vivekananda Reddy was elected as a member of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council and on 30 November 2010 he became Agriculture Minister in the Andhra Pradesh cabinet headed by N.Kiran Kumar Reddy, against the wishes of his nephew. Moreover in 2011, Vivekananda Reddy contested the Pulivendula by-elections caused due to Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy and his mother,  Y.S. Vijayamma, leaving the INC to form YSR Congress and stood as the INC candidate against his sister-in-law and just managed to secure his deposit after finishing in second place but some 80,000 votes behind Y. S. Vijayamma.

Y.S. Vivekananda Reddy excelled in his Political Career
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