Kadapa district to be named after YSR Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K. Rosaiah, after being sworn in on Thursday after the demise of Dr YS Rajasekhar Reddy, convened an emergency Cabinet meeting which adopted a resolution to name Kadapa district after Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy.
The cabinet meeting lasted just 20 minutes, mourned Dr. Reddy and four others by observing two minutes’ silence. The Cabinet placed on record the service rendered by Dr. Reddy, stating he had saved the State from an imminent financial crisis and put it on the highway of development in five years.
Later, Rosaiah and his Cabinet colleagues drove to YSR’s residence at Begumpet and paid their respects to the leader.