Kola Guruvulu appointed YSRC Vizag dist president
VISAKHAPATNAM: Senior leader of YSRC Kola Guruvulu has been appointed as the new president of YSRC Visakhapatnam district in place of Panchakarla Ramesh Babu who resigned from the party and joined Jana Sena.
The new appointment was announced by YSRC regional coordinator Y.V. Subba Reddy, who received the appointment letter from the party head office on Thursday evening. Subba Reddy called Guruvulu to the Circuit House and handed him over the appointment letter. Party sources said several names were proposed but the party high command picked up Guruvulu.
Two years ago, he was appointed as chairman of Fisheries Corporation and recently as chairman of the District Cooperative Central Bank. He lost the MLC election under the MLAs quota by a single vote.
Guruvulu joined Praja Rajyam Party in 2009 and contested from the Visakhapatnam South constituency and lost to Congress candidate Dronamraju Srinivas. In 2014 he contested on behalf of YSRC and lost to TD candidate Vasupalli Ganesh Kumar by a thin margin. He was not given a ticket in the 2019 election after the party replaced him with Dronamraju Srinivas. He also lost to Vasupalli Ganesh Kumar.