Ongole: In another blow to the Telugu Desam Party, MLC Magunta Srinivasulu Reddy has decided to quit the TDP and join the YSR Congress Party. Speaking to reporters in Ongole, he said that he was resigning from his MLC position and the TDP membership and would officially join the YSRCP in the presence of YSRCP Chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy.
He took the decision after talking to his family members and party cadre associated with the Magunta family on Thursday. Magunta Srinivasulu Reddy said that his family had a long-standing bond with Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy. His brother Magunta Subbarami Reddy and sister in law Magunta Parvathamma had worked with the late leader and he had decided to work with his son YS Jagan Mohan Reddy.
Prathipadu:With the elections barely a month away, the heavy exodus into the YSR Congress Party(YSRCP) from Telugu Desam Party(TDP) continues unabated.
The TDP received a major blow on Thursday when Prathipadu MLA Varuvula Subba Rao resigned from the TDP party on Thursday. He said that the late Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy and his son had given him an opportunity thrice and made him an MLA. He also clarified that he was not expecting any position from the YSRCP Chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy and was joining the party unconditionally. Along with him ZPTC member Jyothula Pedababu and other TDP cadre associated with Varuvula resigned from the TDP membership.