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TDP MP, businessman join YSR Congress Party

IANS  |  Hyderabad 

Narasimham and well-known were among those who joined the on Wednesday.

Narasimham, a of the ruling and member of the from Kakinada, along with his wife met at his Lotus Pond residence here and joined the party.

He is the third to switch loyalties to the YSRCP. Last month, Anakapalli and had joined the opposition party.

Narasimham alleged that despite serving the TDP for a long time, he was insulted in the party and this made him quit and join the YSRCP. His decision came after turned down the demand for a ticket to his wife to contest the Assembly elections from Peddapuram constituency.

Potluri Vara Prasad, popularly known as PVP, also joined the YSRCP. Jagan welcomed him into the party.

PVP, also a and philanthropist, is likely to contest for the from the constituency.

He had tried to get a TDP ticket to contest from in the 2014 elections but did not succeed.

also called on Jagan and formally joined the YSRCP. of the TDP also joined the YSRCP.

Simultaneous elections to the 175-member Assembly and all the 25 Lok Sabha seats in the state are scheduled in a single phase on April 11.



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First Published: Wed, March 13 2019. 13:56 IST