New Jersey: Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy Foundation (USA) celebrated YSR’s 66th birthday at Plainsboro Community Park, New Jersey. Over 300 YSR followers from North East joined this fun filled family event and celebrated the life of YSR. Chief Guests were Alla Rama Krishna Reddy (MLA – Mangalagiri) and Ex-MP M. Gnanendra Reddy and other guests included Foundation Advisory Council member Dr. Stanley Reddy. Core Committee members Dr. Raghava Reddy, Rajeshwar Reddy Gangasani, Executive Committee members Hari Velkur, Shiva Meka, Srikanth Gudipati, Board of Directors Anna Reddy, Sarath Mandapati, Srikanth Reddy were present along with other local leaders Ravi Dhannapuneni (NJ Telangana NRI Association), Arun Ayyagari and leaders from Telugu organizations NATA and ATA.
Mangalagiri MLA Alla Rama Krishna Reddy, in his speech praised all the YSR admirers for taking valuable time to come from different states to remember the great leader Dr. YSR. YSR has implemented not only the promises from the manifesto but also several other programs. YSR has always thought about the poor people to make their lives better. Our generation is lucky to have witnessed the ruling of Dr. YSR and lived during the same time.
Former Chittoor MP Ganeradra Reddy, spoke extensively about his relationship with Dr YSR and various welfare programs planned by YSR for various sections of society, especially free power for farmers and Health security for all. He recalled how cordial and affectionate Dr YSR was whenever he met him. He thanked YSR foundation for this invitation and his love and support for YSR Foundation.
Dr. Stanley Reddy a prominent physician from New York, recalled Dr YSR’s early college days. They could notice YSR’s leadership qualities during college and YSR was very humble and helpful and always had a big group of people around him. He praised Dr YSR’s popular schemes and how people got benefited from his leadership and today his programs are implemented all over India.
Rajeshwar Reddy expressed that all good social programs were introduced by YSR to help all the sections of the community and that’s why everyone loved him.
Dr. Raghava Reddy mentioned that Blood drive in Memory of YSR and 9/11 victims will be held on Sep 12th, 2015 and requested everyone to register for the event. Also YSR Foundation’s board meeting will be help the September 13th.
Anjan Karnati said that whole state and politics are chaotic now and people feel that they miss YSR.
The organizers Shiva Meka, Hari Velkur, Srikanth Penumada, Dwarak Varanasi, Nagi Reddy Vuyyuru, Sathya Pathapati and Srikanth Gudipati worked hard for this event and thanks to the donors Alla Rami Reddy, Bhanoji Reddy, Dwaraka Reddy,Chinababu Reddy and Nagesh Mukkamala for their contribution. Thanks to Persis Biryani (Lawrenceville) and Mirchi (New Brunswick) for providing delicious food. Thanks to Sridhar Tikkavarapu for capturing pictures. Thanks to all the YSR Followers for making this event and Thanks to all the volunteers.