Contemporary from the victory within the latest by-elections to the Dubbak meeting seat in Siddipet district, the Bharatiya Janata Occasion in Telangana has began attracting potential leaders from different events forward of the distinguished elections to the Larger Hyderabad Municipal Company (GHMC).
On Saturday, senior Congress chief and former Union minister of state for transport Sarvey Satyanarayana introduced that he was quitting the get together to affix the BJP. “The Congress has collapsed completely in Telangana and has no future. The individuals have realized that BJP is the one different to the Telangana Rashtra Samiti,” Satyanarayana advised reporters.
Thought of to be a hardcore loyalist of Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, Satyanarayana had been sulking ever since he was denied a celebration ticket to contest the 2019 parliamentary elections from Malkajgiri which he had represented prior to now.
On Friday, BJP state president Bandi Sanjay and former MP G Vivek went to Satyanarayana’s residence in Secunderabad and satisfied him to affix the BJP. “I’ve no complaints towards Sonia ji. I’m becoming a member of the BJP along with her blessings. The Telangana PCC leaders are answerable for the debacle of the get together in all of the elections, together with the latest Dubbak by-polls,” the ex-Union minister stated.
The BJP leaders additionally held talks with Youth Congress chief M Vikram Goud, son of former Congress minister late Mukesh Goud, and invited him into the get together. Goud had been sad with the PCC management for denying get together tickets to his followers within the ongoing GHMC elections. “He’s anticipated to affix the BJP in a day or two,” a state BJP chief aware of the event stated.
One other senior Congress chief and former Hyderabad Mayor Banda Karthika Reddy alongside along with her husband Chandra Reddy additionally joined the BJP three days in the past. So did former MLA from Serilingampalli P Bhikshapathi Yadav and his son Ravi Kumar Yadav, a Youth Congress chief, earlier within the week.
The BJP additionally made an try to draw outstanding industrialist and former MP from Chevella constituency Konda Vishweshwar Reddy. BJP nationwide basic secretary Bhupendra Yadav, who was appointed because the get together in-charge for GHMC polls, went to Reddy’s residence and held parleys.
Nevertheless, the previous MP issued a press release stating that he would proceed within the Congress get together and the assembly with Bhupendra Yadav had no political significance.
One other former MP and actor M Vijayashanti, who had been the star campaigner of the Congress within the final elections, can be more likely to be a part of the BJP quickly. She has been protecting away from the Congress get together actions for fairly a while.
PCC working president and former MP Ponnam Prabhakar lashed out on the BJP for “shamelessly luring the Congress leaders,” because it had no energy of its personal. He stated leaders like Banda Karthika Reddy and Sarvey Satyanarayana had been suspended from the get together way back for his or her anti-party actions.
“The BJP leaders are attempting to draw voters by polarizing Hindu votes, displaying the Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen as a villain,” Prabhakar alleged.
In the meantime, the BJP leaders are additionally trying to lure disgruntled TRS leaders as nicely to realize benefit within the GHMC elections. On Saturday, Union minister of state for house G Kishan Reddy, together with different leaders, met senior TRS chief and former chairman of state legislative council T Swamy Goud and invited him into the get together.