Who is the Current Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh?
Yeduguri Sandinti Jagan Mohan Reddy is the incumbent CM of Andhra Pradesh, who is also known as YS Jagan Reddy. He was born on 21 December 1972 in Jammalamadugu, which is a place in Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh.
He is a famous Indian politician from Andhra Pradesh and right now he is the 17th and current chief minister of Andhra Pradesh since 2019.
As he was the son of famous politician, YSR Reddy, who also happened to be the two-time chief minister of Andhra Pradesh from 2004 to 2009, so it was quite predictable that he would also be coming to politics and this is exactly what he chose for himself. He is the founder and president of YSR Congress Party (YSRCP).
Initially, to begin with politics, He started campaigning from Kadapa district for the Indian National Congress in the 2004 Andhra Pradesh state elections. In general election of 2009, he was elected as a Member of Parliament from Kadapa constituency as a member of the Indian National Congress.
Turning point in his life was the sudden demise of his father, Rajasekhar Reddy. At that time He did a consoling tour for the people, which was known as Ōdārpu Yatra and mainly due to this he ended up forming YSR Congress Party in 2011. His party won many a times at both the state and national levels. His victory in 2019 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election set a record as he got total 151 seats out of 175 seats.
List of Chief Ministers of Andhra Pradesh
|S. No||Chief Minister||From||To||Party Name|
|1||Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy||30 May 2019||Present||YSR Congress Party|
|2||N. Chandrababu Naidu||08 Jun 2014||29 May 2019||Telugu Desam Party|
|3||President’s rule||01 Mar 2014||08 Jun 2014||N/A|
|4||N. Kiran Kumar Reddy||25 Nov 2010||01 Mar 2014||Indian National Congress|
|5||K. Rosaiah||03 Sep 2009||24 Nov 2010||Indian National Congress|
|6||Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy||14 May 2004||02 Sep 2009||Indian National Congress|
|7||N. Chandrababu Naidu||01 Sep 1995||14 May 2004||Telugu Desam Party|
|8||N. T. Rama Rao||12 Dec 1994||01 Sep 1995||Telugu Desam Party|
|9||Kotla Vijaya Bhaskara Reddy||09 Oct 1992||12 Dec 1994||Indian National Congress|
|10||N. Janardhana Reddy||17 Dec 1990||09 Oct 1992||Indian National Congress|
|11||Marri Chenna Reddy||03 Dec 1989||17 Dec 1990||Indian National Congress|
|12||N. T. Rama Rao||16 Sep 1984||02 Dec 1989||Telugu Desam Party|
|13||Nadendla Bhaskara Rao||16 Aug 1984||16 Sep 1984||Telugu Desam Party|
|14||N. T. Rama Rao||09 Jan 1983||16 Aug 1984||Telugu Desam Party|
|15||Kotla Vijaya Bhaskara Reddy||20 Sep 1982||09 Jan 1983||Indian National Congress|
|16||Bhavanam Venkatarami Reddy||24 Feb 1982||20 Sep 1982||Indian National Congress|
|17||Tanguturi Anjaiah||11 Oct 1980||24 Feb 1982||Indian National Congress|
|18||Marri Chenna Reddy||06 Mar 1978||11 Oct 1980||Indian National Congress|
|19||Jalagam Vengala Rao||10 Dec 1973||06 Mar 1978||Indian National Congress|
|20||President’s rule||11 Jan 1973||10 Dec 1973||N/A|
|21||P. V. Narasimha Rao||30 Sep 1971||10 Jan 1973||Indian National Congress|
|22||Kasu Brahmananda Reddy||21 Feb 1964||30 Sep 1971||Indian National Congress|
|23||Neelam Sanjiva Reddy||12 Mar 1962||20 Feb 1964||Indian National Congress|
|24||Damodaram Sanjivayya||11 Jan 1960||12 Mar 1962||Indian National Congress|
|25||Neelam Sanjiva Reddy||01 Nov 1956||11 Jan 1960||Indian National Congress|
Interesting Facts Related to CM of Andhra Pradesh
- Till now, Andhra Pradesh has total of 17 chief ministers and most of them belong to the Indian National Congress party.
- N. Chandrababu Naidu is the longest-serving chief minister of Andhra Pradesh as he was the CM for more than thirteen years in multiple tenure. He is from Telugu Desam Party.
- N. Bhaskara Rao was the CM of Andhra Pradesh for the shortest time, that is just for 31 days.
- Founder of Telugu Desam Party, N. T. Rama Rao, was the second actor to become the chief minister of a state in India
- Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy who was once the CM of Andhra Pradesh, later on, became the president of India. He was from Indian National Congress party.
- P. V. Narasimha Rao who was also once the CM of Andhra Pradesh, later, became the prime minister of India.