Due to recent political episode in the state three candidates from Kadapa district got berths in today’s Cabinet expansion, during last minute. Analysts are saying that this is the strategy of Congress to face Jagan in his own constituency. All the three ministers are belong to YS Jagan’s parliament constituency.
Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy’s uncle, Y.S. Vivekananda Reddy, younger brother of late Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhar Reddy, was inducted into the Cabinet. He is the lone member from the state Legislative Council to be made minister.
D.L. Ravindra Reddy, MLA who made anti YSR campaign made a comeback into the Cabinet while another MLA Ahmadulla retained his position in cabinet. DL’s relative Gade venkatareddy (Guntur district) lost his berth from Cabinet.
Below are the portfolios assigned to the above three by chief minister Kiran Kumar Reddy:
YS Viveka – Agriculture
DL Ravindra Reddy – Health
Ahmadullah – Minorities welfare