YS Jagan Mohan Reddy was unanimously elected the leader of the 66-member strong YSRCP at a meeting at Idupulapaya, YSR district on Wednesday.
Earlier in the day, YS Jagan accompanied by party honorary president and his mother, YS Vijayamma offered tributes at the memorial of YS Rajasekhara Reddy before going to participate in the first meeting of the YSRCP legislature party to formally elect the president of the party.
Apart from the 66-MLAs elected in the Andhra Pradesh general elections, three MLAs and one MP from Telangana also took part in the meeting, and everyone endorsed YS Jagan's name for party leadership.
In the meeting, YS Jagan reviewed the party’s performance in the recent elections and analysed the cause for defeat.
YS Jagan asked the leaders not to be disappointed with the results and infused confidence among them.
The meeting was scheduled to be held in Rajahmundry first but the venue was changed to Idupulapaya following requests from party leaders.