D Srinivas, who has shocked the Congress Party by bidding it goodbye recently, has announced that he would be joining the TRS on July 8.

He made this announcement on the evening of Saturday. He said he would be joining the TRS in the presence of chief minister KCR. He said he was not joining the TRS with a view to garner any post. He said he had already enjoyed all posts except that of a chief minister.

DS also said he was not pressurizing his followers to join him. He said they were free to decide for themselves. He reiterated that while Sonia Gandhi was the one who gave Telangana, it was KCR who strategized the struggle for Telangana.