Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party was taken over in 2011 by Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy son of Andhra Pradesh former Chief Minister. after this, he become the national president of the party and many Congress leader loyal to Jaganmohan quit Congress and joined the YSR Congress. In 2012 YSR Congress won 15 of 18 assembly seats in Andhra Pradesh.After accusing the Congress of ill-treating him and creating rifts in his family by luring his uncle YS Vivekananda (younger brother of YSR) with a state ministerial berth in the aftermath of the death of his father, YS Jagan and his mother Y. S. Vijaya Lakshmi resigned from the Kadapa Lok Sabha and Pulivendula Assembly constituencies respectively and also as members of the Congress in November 2010.
In March 2012, YSR Congress won the Kovur assembly seat in Nellore district in a by-election.On 10 30, 2012, YSR Congress won the Nellore Lok Sabha seat and 15 of 18 assembly seats in Andhra Pradesh. YSR Congress leaders P. Subhash Chandra Bose from Ramachandrapuram constituency of East Godavari district and Konda Surekha from Parakala constituency of Warangal district, both ministers in the YSR cabinet, had switched to YSR Congress party but lost their races.The Modi wave across the country impacted the electoral performance of the party in 2014 and lost the elections to its opponent political rival Telugu Desam Party.
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