Senior YSRCP leader Butta Renuka set to join TDP

Hyderabad : In a major setback for the YSR Congress Party, its senior leader and Kurnool MP Butta Renuka is all set to join the Telugu Desam Party (TDP).

Expressing disapproval at YSR Congress leader Jagan Mohan Reddy’s leadership at least 20 MLAs, two MPs and most of the senior leaders like Mysoora Reddy and Sabbam Hari have already left the party.

In recent by-polls, the YSRCP lost Nandyal to the TDP, which is believed to be the party’s stronghold.

Jagan, who leads the YSRCP, is also the leader of Opposition in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly. He recently roped in political strategist Prashant Kishor withdrawing a lot of flak from the party leaders and cadre.

As per reports, the senior leaders of the party have expressed displeasure over the recent party plenary meeting and Jagan’s decision of taking up the padayatra decision without discussing with them. (ANI)