She was elected to the Assembly in a by-election from
Puvendula constituency which fell vacant after Reddy's death
in a chopper crash in September last year.
Speaker Kirankumar Reddy administered the oath to Vijaya
Lakshmi at his chamber. She was elected unopposed in the
by-election held on December 5.
APCC president D Srinivas, Dr Reddy's son and MP Y S
Jagan Mohan Reddy and close family friends and Rajya Sabha
member KVP Ramachandra Rao were among others present on the
Hyderabad: Vijaya Lakshmi, wife of late
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Rajasekhara Reddy, on Thursday took
oath as Member of Legislative Assembly here.
First Published: Thursday, February 11, 2010, 21:01