Personal life and religious beliefs
Jaganmohan Reddy was born December 21, 1972 in Pulivendula village of Kadapa District, Andhra Pradesh. He received his early education from Pulivendula and Hyderabad Public School. He founded the daily Telugu language newspaper sakshi and the television channel Sakshi TV.He is the chief promoter of Bharathi Cements.Jagan Reddy is a Christian, born to a Christian family (Protestant).
Political lifeHe started his political career by campaigning for Congress party in 2004 elections in Kadapa District, and in the 2009 elections he was elected as member of Parliament from Kadapa constituency as a member of the Indian National Congress.However, his political career took a new innings with the demise of his father, Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ("YSR"). His relationship with the Indian National Congress (INC) continuously deteriorated after his father's death.
Odaarpu YaatraSix months after his father's death, he began an odarpu yatra (condolence tour) as promised earlier to go and meet the families of those alleged to have either committed suicide or suffered ill health on the news of his father's death. The Congress party's central leadership directed him to call off his odarpu yatra, and order which he defied leading to a fallout between the high command and himself. He went ahead with the yatra, stating that it was a personal matter.
2011 By-ElectionJagan as a president of YSR Congress faced by-election from the Kadapa constituency and won by the biggest margin in Indian history with a majority of 545,043 votes.
Fallout with Congress
On November 29, 2010, he resigned, after a fallout with the Congress party high command.He announced on 7 December 2010 from Pulivendula that he would be starting a new party within 45 days. In February, 2011, he took over a party which had existed on paper only since the prior July, and was officially recognized on February 16 as president of the YSR Congress Party.
Full Name: Yeduguri Sanditi Jagan Mohan Reddy
Famous Name: Jagan, Jagan Anna, Yuvanetha, YSJ
Age: 42 Years
BirthPlace: Jammalamadugu, YSR District
Education: B.Com (Nizam College, Hyderabad) & M.B.A (London)
Spouse: Smt.Bharathi Reddy
Children: 2 Daughters (Harsha Reddy, Varsha Reddy)
Marriage Date: 28-Aug-1996
Profession: Politician, Industrialist,Enterprenuer,Media Mogul