In a further blow to Congress in the Seemandhra region, Purandeshwari and her husband Daggubati Venkateshwar Rao have declared that they are joining BJP. Purandeshwari resigned to her post as Minister protesting Congress’s decision to divide AP state. She spoke to the media in Vizag this morning and has declared that Congress has cheated the mas leaders and also the public of Seemandhra region. She is feeling insulted, she said.
She declared that she would be going to Delhi tomorrow to meet wtih the top leadership of BJP. Though she wouldn’t be putting any conditions to BJP, she would still forward all her opinions she said. She expressed confidence over contesting from Vizag again.
Answering a question on if this could be called a return to TDP for her, as BJP and TDP are considering alliance, she said that alliances are political decisions, her decision is about emotions and individuality, politics will come later, she said.