Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy Age, Wiki, Wife, Family, Biography, Caste, Birthday, Height, Weight, Affairs & More

Dr.Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy
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Dr. Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy, Chief Minister Of Andhra Pradesh
14th Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh
In office
14 May 2004 – 2 September 2009
GovernorSushilkumar Shinde
Rameshwar Thakur
N. D. Tiwari
Preceded byN. Chandrababu Naidu
Succeeded byKonijeti Rosaiah
Leader of opposition in the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly
In office
1999–2004
Preceded byP. Janardhan Reddy
Succeeded byN. Chandrababu Naidu
Member of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly
for Pulivendla
In office
1978–1989
Preceded byPenchikala Basi Reddy
Succeeded byY. S. Vivekananda Reddy
In office
1999–2009
Preceded byY. S. Vivekananda Reddy
Succeeded byY. S. Vijayamma
Member of Parliament
for Kadapa
In office
1989–1999
Preceded byD.N.Reddy
Succeeded byY. S. Vivekananda Reddy
Personal details
Born8 July 1949
PulivendulaMadras State, India
(now in Andhra Pradesh, India)
Died2 September 2009 (aged 60)
Nallamala HillsAndhra PradeshIndia[1]
Cause of deathHelicopter crash
NationalityIndian
Political partyIndian National Congress
Spouse(s)
Y.S. Vijayalakshmi (m. 1971)
RelationsY. S. Vivekananda Reddy (brother)
Y. S. Bhaskara Reddy (cousin)
Y. S. Avinash Reddy (nephew)
ChildrenY. S. Jaganmohan Reddy (son)
Y. S. Sharmila (daughter)
MotherY. S. Jayamma
FatherY. S. Raja Reddy

Yeduguri Sandinti Rajasekhara Reddy (8 July 1949 – 2 September 2009), popularly known as YSR, was the 14th chief minister of Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, serving from 2004 to 2009.

Rajashekar was elected to the 9th10th11th, and 12th Lok Sabha from the Kadapa constituency for four terms and to the Andhra Pradesh Assembly for five terms from the Pulivendula constituency. He won every election he contested. In 2003 he undertook a three-month-long paadayaatra, or walking tour of 1475 km during the very hot summer months, across several districts in Andhra Pradesh as a part of his election campaign. He led his party to victory in the following general and assembly elections held in 2004, and did the same in 2009.