Y. S. Vijayamma
|Yeduguri Sandinti Vijayamma
|Member of Legislative Assembly|
|Born||19 April 1956
|Political party||YSR Congress|
|Spouse(s)||Y. S. Rajashekhara Reddy|
|Children||Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy
Y. S. Sharmila
Following the death of her husband, former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, she was elected without opposition to his Pulivendula seat in the Andhra Pradesh State Assembly in February 2010 after her husbands death in a helicopter crash.
Resignation and by-election
She resigned in March 2011 from her MLA post to seek a re-election from Pulivendula constituency after joining YSR Congress party.In by-elections in Pulivendula Y. S. Vijayamma won the Pulivendula Assembly seat by a majority of 85,373 votes, highest in that constituency. Vijayamma secured a majority of 81,373 votes margin, surpassing her husband's 68,681 vote margin in the 2009 elections. Her nearest Congress rival, brother-in-law Y.S. Vivekananda Reddy, got a little more than 28,000 votes.
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