Daggubati couple decides to join BJP
March 6, 2014 - Hyderabad
Former Union Minister Daggubati Purandeswari and her husband Daggubati Venkateswara Rao have decided to join the Bharatiya Janata Party. It is known that Purandeswari has quit the Congress party after the Parliament has passed the AP State Reorganization Bill 2014. Purandeswari met Congress MLAs Dronamraju Srinivas and Malla Vijay Prasad in Visakhapatnam.
While announcing to the media that she would join BJP, Purandeswari blamed YSR Congress Chief Jagan Mohan Reddy in Seemandhra and TRS Chief K Chandrasekhar Rao for the bifurcation of the State. She accused both the leaders for having an understanding with the Congress to divide the State. Purandeswari claimed that they the Centre did not care about the future of the political leaders in Seemandhra.
Purandeswari will meet the BJP national president Rajnath Singh shortly.