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TDP's defected MLAs seek merger with TRS in Telangana; write to Speaker

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Published Feb 12, 2016, 6:35 pm IST
Updated Feb 12, 2016, 6:37 pm IST
TDP had won 15 seats in the 2014 Assembly elections, of these 10 lawmakers quit this week.
Telugu Desam Telangana MLAs Talasani Srinivas Yadav addresses the media while MLAs Teegala Krishna Reddy, Prakash Goud and Dharma Reddy and MLC Gangadhar Goud look on, after they met Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao at his residence in Hyderabad. (Photo: DC)
 Telugu Desam Telangana MLAs Talasani Srinivas Yadav addresses the media while MLAs Teegala Krishna Reddy, Prakash Goud and Dharma Reddy and MLC Gangadhar Goud look on, after they met Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao at his residence in Hyderabad. (Photo: DC)

Hyderabad: Ten TDP MLAs in Telangana, who had switched loyalty to TRS, have urged the Legislative Assembly Speaker to merge them with the ruling party. They have written a letter to Speaker Madhusudhana Chary in this regard.

"We (the 10 members) request for accepting our merger into Telangana Rashtra Samithi Legislature Party in Telangana Legislative Assembly with immediate effect," they said in the letter.

 

"Accordingly, henceforth, our names may please be shown in the list of TRS Legislature Party in Telangana Legislative Assembly," the letter stated.

The decision to merge with the ruling party was taken by the legislators at a meeting yesterday, it said.

The 10 MLAs are: Errabelli Dayakar Rao, Talasani Srinivas Yadav, G Sayanna, T Prakash Goud, Teegala Krishna Reddy, Manchireddy Kishan Reddy, Madhavaram Krishna Rao, K P Vivekananda, Challa Dharma Reddy, S Rajender Reddy.

They quit the Chandrababu Naidu-led Opposition party at different times over the last several months. TDP had won 15 seats in the 2014 Assembly elections. Of these 10 lawmakers, Dayakar, Goud, Rajender and Vivekananda quit TDP this week.

 

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Location: India, Telangana, Hyderabad




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