Nallari Kiran Kumar Reddy (born 13 September 1960) is an Indian politician who has been the 16th Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh since 2010. A four-time MLA in Andhra Pradesh, he belongs to the Indian National Congress.
He was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh after Konijeti Rosaiah submitted his resignation to Governor ESL Narasimhan on 24 November 2010. He is the last Chief Minister of united Andhra Pradesh.
Early life and education :-
Kiran Kumar Reddy was born in Hyderabad to Sarojamma and N. Amarnath Reddy, a former Congress party member, who was considered the political guru of TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu and was a minister in P. V. Narasimha Rao cabinet as he was considered close to late Indira Gandhi and P.V. Narsimha Rao.
His family hails from Nagaripalle, near Kalikiri Chittoor district. He did his schooling from Hyderabad Public School and intermediate from St. Josephs’ Junior College, Hyderabad. He did his B.Com from Nizam College and LL.B from University College of Law, Osmania University.
He was the captain of the Hyderabad under-22, South Zone Universities and Osmania University cricket team.
Founding Jai Samaikyandhra Party
On 11 March 2014, he wanted to launch a new political party named as Jai Samaikyandhra Party, by opposing the centre’s decision on bifurcation of the Andhra Pradesh state. He formally launched the party in Rajahmundry on 12 March 2014 but did not contest the election.