Andhra Pradesh remembers Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, one of its biggest mass leaders, on his first death anniversary, the occasion also brings back the agonising memories of those 24 hours after the helicopter carrying him went missing.Andhra Pradesh that remembers one of its tallest leaders Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy on his first death anniversary Sep 2. During the last one year, political instability, violent protests over a separate Telangana state, natural calamities and a financial crunch have battered the state like never before.
A grand memorial is being built at the site. A separate memorial is coming up with names of the persons, who died following his death, inscribed on it. The family members of YSR have made arrangements to feed about one lakh people.Sep 2, 2009 was like any other day for Yeduguri Sandinti Rajasekhara Reddy, popularly known as YSR. A day after passing of the budget in the state legislature.
He embarked on a journey to launch another innovative public programme, ignoring the advice of his family members to take rest at least for a day.The political vacuum, which the state plunged into after YSR’s tragic death, still remains with the ruling Congress finding no real alternative to the mass leader, say political observers