YSR Congress party president YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has taken oath as Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh today. Governor ESL Narasimhan administered him the oath of office and secrecy at Indira Gandhi Municipal Stadium in Vijayawada. Mr Reddy is the second Chief Minister of the bifurcated Andhra Pradesh. In the presence of a large number of his followers who came there to witness his swearing-in-ceremony, Jagan Mohan Reddy has put his first signature on the file hiking social security pensions from next month.
In his maiden address as chief minister of Andhra Pradesh, he announced that he would create 1,60,000 jobs by October this year and fill up 4 lakh gram volunteers from August 15th. Jagan assured that he would implement Navaratnalu – a total of nine promises – a key aspect in his election manifesto in letter and spirit. Earlier, as soon as Jagan rose to take oath as second chief minister of bifurcated Andhra Pradesh, the joy of his followers and YSR congress workers knew no bounds. Their slogans in favour of their leader echoed the Indira Gandhi Stadium.