In one more jolt to the already beleaguered Congress in Telangana, occasion lawmaker from Nalgonda district Komatireddy Rajagopal Reddy on Friday introduced that he would stop the Congress and be a part of the Bharatiya Janata Social gathering quickly.
Rajagopal Reddy, who represents the Munugode meeting constituency, instructed reporters in Tirumala, after having a darshan of Lord Venkateshwara that the BJP was the one various to the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi, because the Congress occasion had didn’t put up a powerful struggle.
He mentioned that he had predicted way back in regards to the progress of the BJP as a powerful power in Telangana. “I stand by my assertion and the latest outcomes of the by-elections to the Dubbak meeting seat and the elections to Better Hyderabad Municipal Company (GHMC) proved it,” he mentioned.
Claiming that the BJP would get additional strengthened in Telangana within the coming days, Rajagopal Reddy mentioned he would possibly be a part of the BJP shortly holding in thoughts the curiosity of the folks of his constituency.
If Rajagopal Reddy defects to the BJP eventually, the Congress might be left with simply 5 MLAs within the 119-member state meeting. The occasion had gained 19 seats within the meeting elections held in December 2018, however 12 of them defected to the TRS en masse.
Of the remaining seven seats, the Congress misplaced another within the by-elections to Huzurnagar meeting seat held in October 2019. The seat was vacated by PCC chief N Uttam Kumar Reddy on his election to Lok Sabha from Nalgonda parliamentary constituency in Might 2019. With this, the occasion misplaced the Chief of Opposition standing within the meeting.
Apparently, Rajagopal Reddy’s elder brother Komatireddy Venkat Reddy can be an MP from Bhongir parliamentary constituency and is a front-runner for the PCC chief publish, following the resignation of Uttam Kumar Reddy.
“My elder brother would possibly stay within the Congress and develop into the PCC chief. However I’m going to hitch the BJP,” Rajagopal Reddy mentioned.
The truth is, quickly after the final Lok Sabha elections, Rajagopal Reddy showered praises on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “Folks of India have given mandate in favour of Modi for the second time, displaying their confidence in his decision-making. The BJP has the energy to take some revolutionary selections, as they’ve robust management. I extremely doubt how a lot Congress can struggle in opposition to Modi,” he mentioned then.
The Telangana Congress occasion has strongly condemned Rajagopal Reddy’s assertion that he would be a part of the BJP shortly. “It’s not right on his half to abandon the occasion when it’s in disaster. As a accountable MLA of the occasion, it’s his obligation to face by the occasion and strengthen it,” PCC vice-president Mallu Ravi mentioned.
Stating that the Congress was the one occasion that had been combating on the problems regarding widespread folks, Ravi mentioned Rajagopal Reddy, who had gained the meeting elections on Congress ticket, owned the ethical accountability to work for the defeat of the TRS and the BJP.
He expressed confidence that the Congress would bounce again into energy each on the Centre and the state.