It is now widely accepted that N Kiran Kumar Reddy has been appointed as the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh to cut down the clout of rebel Kadapa MP YS Jaganmohan Reddy. According to sources, Y.S. Vivekananda Reddy, brother of the late Chief Minister Y. S. Rajasekhar Reddy,a two-time MP, two-time MLA and presently MLC from Kadapa, is being accommodated in the new cabinet with an important portfolio to further limit the influence of Jagan.
Kiran Kumar Reddy is going to Delhi to meet the congress high command to finalise the cabinet. Several first timers may fin a berth in the ministry.
Insiders say that at least 10 members of the Rosaiah Cabinet may not find a place in the new cabinet among them, Shilpa Mohan Reddy, Balineni Srinivasulu Reddy, Pilli Subhash Chandra Bose, Anam Ramnarayan Reddy, P. Ramachandra Reddy, Komatireddy Venkata Reddy.