Jagan Mohan Reddy, Newly Elected CM of Andhra Pradesh, Inducts 5 Deputy Chief Ministers in Cabinet
Jaganmohan Reddy (Photo Credits: IANS)

Chennai, June 7:  YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, the newly elected Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh has taken a unique decision to induct five Deputy Chief Ministers in his cabinet. This is probably for the first time in the history of Andhra Pradesh that such a decision has been taken in the state. Confirming the development, YSRCP MLA Mohammed Mustafa Shaik on Friday was quoted by ANI saying that said that there will be five Deputy Chief Ministers in Andhra Pradesh cabinet from the Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Backward Castes and Minority community. PM Modi to Visit Tirupati on June 9, Andhra Pradesh CM Jaganmohan Reddy to Accompany Him to Tirumala Temple. 

Shaik was quoted by ANI saying that the Deputy Chief Ministers will be one each from Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Backward Castes, Minority and Kapu community. According to reports, the five Dy CMs will represent five communities in Andhra Pradesh including SC, ST, BC, Minority and Kapu.  Jaganmohan Reddy Meets PM Narendra Modi, Discusses Special Status, Central Funds For Andhra Pradesh

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"We are very happy, there will be 5 Deputy Chief Ministers in Andhra Pradesh. The Deputy CMs will be one each from Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Backward Castes, Minority and Kapu community. He (Jaganmohan Reddy) will prove to be the best CM in India ever", Mustafa Shaik was quoted by ANI.  The swearing-in ceremony of his full cabinet ministers will be held on Saturday at the secretariat. A total of 25 Ministers are going to swear in this ceremony.

YSR Congress Party chief Jagan Mohan Reddy took oath as the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh on Thursday, May 30. Reddy was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor ESL Narasimhan at a grand function at the Indira Gandhi Municipal Stadium in Vijayawada.