BRS Leader Ponguleti Srinivas Reddy To Join BJP
It now appears clear that BRS leader and former Khammam MP Ponguleti Srinivas Reddy has decided to quit the party and join the BJP soon.
Hyderabad | 9th January 2023
It now appears clear that Bharat Rashtra Samithi leader and former Khammam MP Ponguleti Srinivas Reddy has decided to quit the party and join the BJP soon.
According to BJP sources, Reddy is going to meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah and other senior BJP leaders in New Delhi on January 18 and then formally resign from the BRS to join the saffron party.
He might also meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 19, when the latter comes to Hyderabad to inaugurate the Vande Bharat Express between Secunderabad and Visakhapatnam.
The former MP is planning to take out a huge rally in Khammam later.
Of late, Reddy has been holding a series of meetings with his followers and discussing his future course of action. He has been sulking for quite some time in the BRS, as the party has reportedly completely shut the doors on him.
Interestingly, Ponguleti's meeting with Amit Shah is going to happen on the same day that BRS president and Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao will be holding a huge public meeting at Khammam.
KCR has invited several top friendly opposition leaders, including Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann, Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav and others, for the Khammam meeting.
The BRS leadership has taken a serious view of Ponguleti's latest comments that he had been meted out injustice in the party. The government reduced the security cover to him and removed the escort to his vehicle.
Sources said soon after joining the BJP formally, Ponguleti is planning to hold a huge public rally at Khammam. He is currently working out the date and time for the meeting, they added.
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