Saturday, November 10, 2018

Upset over possible tie-up with TDP, Chiru may quit Cong

As the TDP and Congress have joined hands to fight the assembly election in Telangana together against the ruling Telangana Rastra Samithi (TRS), some Congress leaders ar worried that the same may happen in province.

The TDP and the Congress fought pitched battles for power since the former came into existence below the leadership of matinee idol NT Rama Rao in 1982 .

Upset with Congress for cosying up to TDP, actor turned politician Chiranjeevi is likely to quit the party.

Sources within the Chiranjeevi family same that the former Union minister expressed his discontent and questioned on how his party hinted at an ‘unethical’ alliance with TDP. a few other Congress leaders have already quit the party on the same ground.

Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu had met Congress president Rahul Gandhi on november 1, following that it was announced that the 2 parties would work along.

This was a clear indication that a possible alliance between Congress and TDP was in the works for both AP assembly and general elections in 2019.

A Chiranjeevi family source, who did not want to be quoted, told TimesOfIndia: “Chiru is upset with the decision of the Congress high command to join hands with TDP. he's however to submit his resignation, but can decide in a very few days.”

An at hand Congress-TDP alliance has already resulted in a very few casualties within the grand recent party. Former minister in united AP Vatti Vasant Kumar quit the party on november 1.

On the same day, another Congress leader, C Ramachandraiah, had left the party in revolt against the possible alliance.

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