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The Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party , is an Indian regional party based within the state of Andhra Pradesh .It was founded by Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy in 2011.Once members of the Indian National Congress, they split from that party in 2011.He was also elected as national party president by his members.

After the overtime of the then-incumbent Chief Minister Y. S. Rajashekhara Reddy during a helicopter crash in September 2009, his son Jaganmohan Reddy, the incumbent MP from Kadapa, started an Odarpu Yatra (condolence tour) across Andhra Pradesh , to console the families of these who had committed suicide or died of shock after the death of his father. This tour wasnt supported by the Congress leadership.Congress President Defying the Congress High Commands order to call off the tour, Jagan went ahead with the primary leg of the "Odarpu Yatra" within the West Godavari and Khammam districts from in April 2010. Meanwhile, Sakshi TV news channel and Sakshi newspaper, had been continuously criticizing the new Chief Minister Konijeti Rosaiah and therefore the Congress leadership at New Delhi .

During a special programme on Sakshi TV to mark the 125th anniversary celebrations of the Congress party, a voice-over made remarks on Sonia Gandhi and therefore the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the "current state of affairs" within the State, which invited anger and protests from the Congress loyalists and increased the gap and friction between Jagan and therefore the Congress loyalists.The channel later deleted those remarks during a re-telecast.