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Andhra Pradesh: Justice P Lakshman Reddy sworn in as first Lokayukta of state

ANI
Published : Sep 15, 2019, 2:26 pm IST
Updated : Sep 15, 2019, 2:26 pm IST

He is the first Lokayukta to be assuming charge since the state bifurcated in 2014.

Justice P Lakshman Reddy taking oath as the Lokayukta of Andhra Pradesh. (Photo: ANI)
 Justice P Lakshman Reddy taking oath as the Lokayukta of Andhra Pradesh. (Photo: ANI)

Amaravati: Justice P Lakshman Reddy was sworn in as the first Lokayukta of the state on Sunday.

The oath was administered by Governor Biswabhushan Harichandan.
Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy accompanied by many other senior officials of the state presided over the event.

Justice Reddy will be holding the position for the next five years.

He is the first Lokayukta to be assuming charge since the state bifurcated in 2014.

Justice Reddy had begun his career as an advocate in the district court and later elevated to the status of the judge in the High Court.

Tags: lokayukta, p lakshman reddy
Location: India, Andhra Pradesh, Amaravati