Andhra Pradesh state Governor N. D. Tiwari, second from left, congratulates state Finance Minister K. Rosaiah as he becomes interim state Chief Minister in Hyderabad on Thursday. Chief Minister Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy died along four others in a helicopter crash in the state’s dense mountain forest on September 2.
Security personnel stand guard outside the residence of Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy after his body is brought back to Hyderabad on Thursday.
Sarwar Khan, a supporter of Chief Minister Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy cries next to his photographs after his body is brought back to Hyderabad on Thursday. A photograph of Khan with Reddy is seen on the right below.
Security personnel rescue an elderly woman after supporters of Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy overcrowded the stands of a stadium causing a light stampede during his funeral procession in Hyderabad on Friday.
The funeral procession of Chief Minister Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy, coffin seen right, moves through a street, as his son Y. S. Jagan Mohan, with folded hands left, greets people, in Hyderabad on Friday.
Congress party President Sonia Gandhi pays her respects after placing a floral wreath on the coffin of Andhra Pradesh state Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, portrait seen left, in Hyderabad on Friday. Reddy, 60, and four others were killed when their helicopter crashed Wednesday into the jungle amid heavy rains. It took rescue teams a full day to reach the remote crash site.
A supporter of deceased Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy breaks into tears in front of a poster of the chief minister at the Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium in Hyderabad on Friday.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh pays his last respects at the mortal remains of the former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, the late Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy in Hyderabad on Friday.
The chairperson of the United Progressive Alliance Sonia Gandhi, left, accompanied by her son and member of parliament Rahul Gandhi, second left, writes her condolence message on the demise of the former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, late Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy in Hyderabad on Friday.
Debris of the helicopter that carried Chief Minister of the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy lies scattered at the crash site on a hill about 275 kilometers (170 miles) south of the state capital, Hyderabad, India, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2009. AP