Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh is Under President Rule

Nallari Kiran Kumar Reddy is the 16th and the current Andhra Pradesh chief minister. After the resignation of the previous Chief Minister Konijeti Rosaiah on November 24, 2010, Nallari Kiran Kumar Reddy was avowed as the next Chief Minister.

Nallari Kiran Kumar Reddy is the 16th Chief Minister of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. As a member of Congress Party, Mr. Reddy was sworn in as an MLA (four times). On December 10, 2010, he has moved to official residence and has taken charge of Chief Minister's Camp Office.

Born and brought up in Hyderabad, Nallari Kiran Kumar Reddy belongs to a political family. His parents N. Amarnath Reddy and Sarojamma Reddy were former Congress party members. He completed his schooling from Hyderabad Public School and did his higher studies in Josephs' Junior College, Nizam College, and University College of Law.

He stepped into Indian politics in the year of 1989, when he was elected as the member of Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly. He was also a part of Public Assurance Committee and Undertakings Committee. He was an elected state assembly member from Valmikipuram in the years of 1989, 1999, and 2004. After a political defeat in 1994, he came back with a bang in 2009, when he won from Pileru constituency.


Chief Minister of a state is the head authority, in spite of the fact that the Governor ceremonial head of a state. Most of the executive powers in the state are vested to the Chief Minister. He is elected by the representatives of the existing political parties of the state. He serves five-year-term, though there is always probation for re-election.

Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh has his council of ministers, who help his to execute his duties and govern the state properly. For example, the finance minister takes help from the chief minister while making the budget. The Chief Minister is bound to discuss and consult with the Governor in order to take any decision for administration and legislation. The ministers of the council are responsible and answerable to the CM of the state.

The Roles of Chief Minister are listed below

The duties and responsibilities of Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh are threefold.

He communicates with the Governor of the State and takes decisions. His decisions mainly regulate the actions of his Council of Ministers.

He communicates all the information to the state of affairs and legislation comedy of the state relating to the administration of the state.

If the Governor considers, the Chief Minister can take any vital decision in favor the affairs of the state.

Last Updated on 20 June 2013