The man who ran the Congress campaign on his shoulders emerged victorious in the face of hectic electioneering by top stars of the tinsel world in favour of TDP and Praja Rajyam. When he took over as Chief Minister for the first time on May 14, 2004, it was a dream came true for YSR. The leader from the bad lands of Rayalaseema had come up the hard way, after narrowly missing power in 1999.
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File photo: AP Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy shakes hands with Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh at a function.
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