Vijayashanti joining Congress ?

Hyderabad, July 31: TRS party’s secretary general and Medak MP Vijayashanti may quit both the TRS and Medak Lok Sabha seat. She is planning to join the Congress and contest as its LS candidate from Medak.

Vijayashanti is now having consultations with her supporters and rebel leaders from the TRS.

In the last general elections, Vijayashanti won from Medak Lok Sabha constituency with an impressive margin.

She is confident that she won the seat based on her popularity. With the support of the Congress, she thinks, her victory is certain.

Meanwhile, senior TRS leader Nayani Narasimha Reddy, Medak district unit president Raghunandhan and former MLC, R Satyanarayana demanded that Vijayashanti should resign from her Lok Sabha seat and quit the party. They took strong objection to her anti-party activities.

They also demanded that she should explain to the people why she joined the TRS in the first place and now moving closer to the Congress.

The TRS leaders said if she did not quit as MP, they would obstruct her tours in the district. In an informal chat with reporters, TRS legislature party leader E Rajendar said that all the party leaders and sympathisers have opposed the entry of Vijayashanti into the party.