Nehru Set to join Telugu Desam Party: The followers and associates of Mr Rajasekhar gave their consent to him, stating that they are ready to follow Whatever decision he is going to take over joining the TD.
Nehru Set to join Telugu Desam Party Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee
Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee vice president Devineni Rajasekhar (Nehru) had a detailed interaction With his followers at his residence in Gunadala On Sunday.
Nehru Set to join Telugu Desam Party
Discussing the pros and cons with his followers and Workers, in case he joins the Telugu Desam, he said he had almost taken a decision to join the TD and the senior leaders of the party are in constant touch with him for the last few days. The ground is set for his joining the party shortly.
Around 2.000 followers and also associates of Mr Rajasekhar have assembled at his residence in Gunadala and Mr Nehru had detailed discussions With them for more than three hours. It is learnt that Mr Rajasekhar had one-to-one talks With a few key associates and sought their opinion over changing the party at this juncture.
All of them reportedly told Mr Rajasekhar that they Would support any decision he takes. APYC general secretary Devineni Avinash said a decision will be taken before the Assembly session.
Narayana to be Capital Region Development Authority chief
The municipal administration and urban development minister (MA&UD) P Narayana would be elevated as chairman, AP Capital Region Development Authority (APCRDA) shortly.
In the changed political scenario, Mr Narayana’sposition will be confined to APCRDA only, as the party national president N. Chandrababu Naiduis reportedly experiencing pressure from Nellore TD leaders and cadres, over the continuance of Mr Narayana in the Cabinet.
However, keeping in view the loyal services being rendered by Mr Narayana to party in crucial times, the party president wants to place him in a high esteemed position. Hence, the CM wants to give away the post, which now he is holding to Mr Narayana.
In fact, political equations within the TD and the Cabinet will change shortly, according to sources. A few TD leaders working against the interests of Narayana have been campaigning that Mr Narayana will be elevated as chairman. APCRDA, which is as good as Cabinet rank, and a key man from Nellore TD will be picked up for the Cabinet position in the possible reshuffle shortly.
“Our national general secretary Nara Lokesh will be inducted into the Cabinet shortly and at the same time. Mr Narayana will be given the position of chairman. CRDA.” a senior TD leader said.
Three groups in Nellore TD – Anam Ramnarayan Reddy, Adala Prabhakar Reddy and Somireddy Chandra Mohan Reddy groups – are reportedly against the continuance of Mr.Narayana in the Cabinet as he was not in a position to bring in coordination within the party in Nellore district.
However, Mr Chandr. ababu Naidu wants Mr Narayana’s services and hence he has taken a decision to elevate Mr Nara-yana as APCRDA chairman, which is of cabinet rank. However, TD cadres are not sure about Mr Narayana’s continuance as a cabinet minister.