Andhra Pradesh Governor Surjeet Singh Barnala on Wednesday invited the newly elected Congress legislature party leader Y S Rajasekhar Reddy to form government.
"I have been informed about your unanimous election as leader of the Congress legislature party. I congratulate you and hereby invite you to form the government," the governor said in a letter to Reddy.
Reddy, who spearheaded the party's campaign and steered it to a spectacular win, will be sworn in as chief minister on May 14.
He is scheduled to call on the governor later in the evening.