Sending shockwaves to the Congress leadership, BJP Telangana president Bandi Sanjay Kumar today said that the elder brother of MLA Komatireddy Rajagopal Reddy who resigned from the Congress, the Congress MP Komatireddy Venkat Reddy, was also in touch with the BJP.
He said that Venkat Reddy had spoken in favour of the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Speaking to a gathering of party workers during his ongoing padayatra in the undivided Nalgonda district, he also claimed that around 10 to 12 TRS MLAs were also in touch with them, and that they had decided to resign from their posts en masse.
Kumar reiterated that the BJP would win the upcoming by-election in the Munugodu Assembly constituency, and that the by-election would decide the future of Telangana. He reminded the workers that the BJP had won two out of the four by-elections held in the State.
He also said that by-elections were also likely to be held in several other Assembly constituencies in the State, and that the ruling party leaders would be held responsible for the by-elections.