Senior Congress leader and former minister Dokka Manikya Varaprasad on Sunday joined the Telugu Desam Party.
Dokka called on Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and TDP chief N. Chandrababu Naidu in Vijaywada on Sunday and formally joined the TDP. He was accompanied with TDP MP R. Sambasiva Rao. Naidu offerred a khandwa (party scarf) to Dokka and formalised his entry into the TDP.
According to sources, Sambasiva Rao was instrumental in bringing Dokka to the TDP fold. (INN)