Purandeswari joins BJP

New Delhi: Former Union minister and TDP founder N T Rama Rao's daughter D Purandeswari today joined BJP after quitting Congress over the Telangana issue.  Purandeswari, who joined the party in the presence of former
purandeswari joins bjp - India TV
PTI 08 Mar 2014, 10:22:34 AM IST
New Delhi: Former Union minister and TDP founder N T Rama Rao's daughter D Purandeswari today joined BJP after quitting Congress over the Telangana issue.  

Purandeswari, who joined the party in the presence of former BJP chief M Venkaiah Naidu at his residence, said she wants to contest from the Visakhapatnam Lok Sabha seat.  

“Former Union minister D Purandeswari joined the BJP today. I welcome her into the party fold,” BJP President Rajnath Singh said after she met him at his residence.  Singh welcomed her into the party fold by presenting her a bouquet of flowers.

Former JD(U) leader and MP from Aurangabad Sushil Kumar also joined BJP in presence of Singh.

Earlier in the day, Purandeswari met senior BJP leader L K Advani at his residence besides Singh and Leaders of Opposition in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley.

You May Like

   
 

More from politics