Former Speaker Suresh Reddy Set To Join TRS

Former Assembly Speaker  <a href="">Suresh Reddy</a> - Sakshi Post

Hyderabad: Former Assembly Speaker and senior leader of the Congress party Suresh Reddy announced that he was joining the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) party. After holding a long discussion with caretaker IT minister K Taraka Rama Rao (KTR), the senior leader announced his decision. Earlier, KTR visited Suresh Reddy's residence and invited him to join the TRS.

Speaking to media after the discussion, KTR announced that Suresh Reddy was invited to the party, keeping in mind the latter's longstanding friendship with caretaker Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao (KCR). "Former Speaker Suresh Reddy and caretaker CM KCR have been friends since 1989. Since then, the two leaders had worked together in the Assembly for the achievement of statehood to Telangana. Irrespective of parties and idealogies, the two always shared similar opinions on issues pertaining to Telangana's welfare," KTR said.

Adding that he visited Suresh Reddy at his residence on the advice of TRS Chief KCR to invite the former Speaker into the party, KTR said that the leader graciously accepted the invitation to join the party. KTR was accompanied by Telangana Government's Advisor Vivek, MLAs Prashanth Reddy and Jeevan Reddy.

Not Joining TRS For Political Gain: Suresh Reddy

Speaking on the occasion, Suresh Reddy said that he was joining the TRS to contribute to the development of Telangana and that there was no political motive behind his decision. "TRS Chief KCR has already announced the list of contestants from various constituencies. I am not joining the TRS for political gain. I would like to associate with the people of Telangana, on the government's behalf," he added.

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