Their fathers became chief ministers with the blessings of the Congress party. But sons and heirs could not join the party. Some of them got the positions they wanted after leaving the Congress party. Others became Chief Ministers at the same time. At a time when politics is turning into a rage, an observation is of interest. It is becoming a topic of discussion. It raises the question as to why the Congress party has reached such a state. Former Chief Minister, Former Governor Dr. It can be said that this type of discussion started when Marri Chenna Reddy’s son Marri Shasidhar Reddy left the Congress party. Chenna Reddy continued in the Congress party for decades. Although he left the party in the 80s and started his own family, then before the 1989 assembly elections, his party was merged into the Congress party. He became CM again in 1989. Chenna Reddy lost the CM seat in the wake of the 1991 Hyderabad Pata Basti riots. However, PV Narasimha Rao, who was the Prime Minister and National President of the Congress Party at that time, sent Chenna Reddy as the Governor of Tamil Nadu. After that he also served as governor of four states. Chenna Reddy served as the governor of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Punjab. It must be said that Chenna Reddy’s successors, who shone so brightly in the Congress party, did not get much position in the Congress party. Chenna Reddy’s two sons, Marri Sasidhar Reddy, continue in politics. Chenna Reddy’s eldest son Marri Ravinder Reddy was active in politics for some time but did not hold any major position. Shasidhar Reddy has won four times as MLA. But many times the ministerial post came and went as it came to him. For the first time, he won the 1992 by-election and became an MLA from Sanat Nagar constituency, which was vacated by the resignation of his father Chenna Reddy. After that in 1994, 2004 and 2009, Marri Sasidhar Reddy won as MLA. The UPA government formed at the center in 2004 gave him a national post. Shashidhar Reddy has been appointed as the Chairman of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA). Recently, Sashidhar Reddy left the Congress party after realizing that his influence in the party was disappearing.
The first thing to say is about YS Jagan
The family of late YS Rajasekhar Reddy should be mentioned first. After becoming the president of the joint Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee for the second time in 1998, YSR emerged as an unstoppable leader in the Congress party. After the march in 2003, the second name of the CM candidate was not heard in the party. The previous name as a rebel leader was completely removed. After taking charge as the Chief Minister in 2004, he persisted without dissension even though there was dissatisfaction in the party. Those like former minister Mysura Reddy who had foreseen the consequences, packed their begs and went to the Telugu Desam Party, but others like JC Diwakar Reddy and P. Janardhan Reddy, who remained in the party, were tied up. YSR, who gave a ministerial post to JC by allocating a department of little priority, did not take much care of PJR. PJR died of a heart attack in 2007. By the time the 2009 assembly elections came, YSR became an unrivaled leader in the AP Congress party. The situation has changed as if what he said is Veda. In 2009, when all the parties like TDP and TRS stood as a grand coalition on one side, the Congress party single-handedly won the party for the second time. Once again sat on the seat of the CM. But fate was twisted. He died in a helicopter accident three and a half months after becoming the CM for the second time. The question of who will be the CM after YS was never even imagined till then. But after his death the developments changed. The family of YS, which was very close to the Congress leadership until then, suddenly became distant. The situation changed when Sonia rejected the wish of YS Jagan Mohan Reddy who wanted to become CM after his father. Sonia, who made Roshaiah the CM, criticized Jagan Mohan Reddy, who was already an MP. Jagan, who has strategized on increasing his own image in this program, has designed programs to make people recognize him as YSR's successor. As part of that, after YSR's death, Gundagi left to meet the families of the deceased. It was named as consolation trip. However, there was a hydra in the Congress party regarding the permission for the consolation trip. Eventually Jagan Mohan Reddy left the Congress party. He started his own YSR Congress party. Looked at the 2014 elections. He tried to win the 2014 elections by continuing the YSR sentiment. Consolation trip was conducted with great enthusiasm. At the same time, CBI and ED cases were registered against YS Jagan with quid pro quo allegations. Everyone thought that Jagan's politics was the end card. But if everything goes according to plan then why is it life? In the July 2013 CWC meeting, the resolution to form a separate Telangana state caused a major upheaval in the politics of the joint AP. In 2014, Sonia gave the green signal for the formation of Telangana with the aim of winning once again. Jagan's dream of becoming CM was postponed as the division of the state went in favor of Chandrababu. However.. for five years they stood with different tides. YS Jagan spent almost a year and a half in prison as a remand prisoner. Finally, in 2019, he achieved his desired goal. He became the CM of AP. While the father became the CM with the blessings of the Congress party, the son left the Congress, persisted and fought to become the Chief Minister.
Before Jagan.. After that
Jalagam Venkat Rao, the son of Jalagam Vengalarao, who was the chief minister of AP at a crucial time after the Jai Andhra movement of 1971, also left the Congress party. Venkat Rao from the joint Khammam district left the Congress party and joined the TRS party and became an MLA. Kotla Suryaprakash Rao, the son of Kotla Vijayabhaskara Reddy, who is known as a legendary leader in the joint AP, also gave up his long-time association and moved away from the Congress party. He joined the Telugu Desam Party along with his wife Kotla Vijayamma. Vanidevi, the successor of Telangana Tejam PV Narasimha Rao, who ruled the country for five years as the head of the minority government, known as Apara Chanakya in the Congress party, also left the Congress party and joined the Telangana Rashtra Samithi and became an MLC. PV Narasimha Rao continued as the joint AP CM for some time after the 1969 Telangana movement. His sons Rajeshwar Rao and Ranga Rao became MLAs but could not gain much influence in the Congress party. Recently, PV Tanaya Vanidevi became an MLC for TRS. Ram Kumar Reddy, son of Nedurumalli Janardhan Reddy, who is known as Chaturuni in the Congress party, also left the Congress party. He joined YSRCP. He became the chairman of the corporation.
From Nadendala to KCR
Among those who became chief ministers after leaving the Congress party, there are some names that need to be mentioned. Before NTR founded Telugu Desam Party, Nadendla Bhaskar Rao, who was in the Congress Party, turned his back on NTR and served as Chief Minister for a month. During the August crisis of 1984, he became known as the chief minister for months. He resigned from the movement for the protection of democracy. However, before becoming the Chief Minister, he continued in the Congress Party after resigning from the post of Chief Minister. The next name in this category is Chandrababu Naidu. Chandrababu, who made his political debut in 1978, first won as an MLA on behalf of the Congress party. Chandrababu worked as the Minister of Cinematography during T. Anjaiah's regime. On the occasion of NTR's Telugu Desam Party, Mama said that he would contest against NTR if necessary. Eventually Chandrababu joined the TDP on the call of his uncle and got many posts. In August 1995 political crisis, Chandrababu strategically became the CM. He holds the record as the Chief Minister who ruled the joint AP for the longest time. After the bifurcation of the state, Chandrababu also worked as the CM of the divided AP for five years. Another name that comes in this category is KCR. Kalvakuntla Chandrasekhar Rao first entered politics through the Congress Party. KCR entered politics as a disciple of Madan Mohan, who was a key leader in the Congress party in the 70s. Worked in Youth Congress. After that he joined TDP when NTR founded the party. In 1983, he contested against Madan Mohan, who claimed to be his political mentor, and lost. From 1985 to 1999, he won consecutively as MLA from Siddipet constituency on behalf of TDP. He held ministerial posts in NTR and Chandrababu's cabinets. In 1999, Chandrababu came to power once again, hoping for a ministerial position and was disappointed. Chandrababu gave the post of Deputy CM to KCR at that time. KCR continued in TDP till 2001. After that Telangana Rashtra Samithi was established and fought tirelessly for 13 years for the achievement of Telangana state. KCR has been serving as the chief minister since 2014 as an accomplished leader of Telangana. Names of Nadendla Bhaskar Rao, Chandrababu Naidu, KCR and YS Jagan Mohan Reddy who became CMs after leaving the Congress party can be mentioned in this program.
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