Telangana Congress leader's wife joins BJP, Withdraws Move Within Hours

TELANGANA: Senior Telangana Congress leader C Damodar Raja Narasimha’s wife Padmini Reddy, who had joined BJP on Thursday around noon returned back to her party within 10 hours after the announcement.

Soon after she joined the BJP, the BJP’s Muralidhar Rao tweeted pictures and also wrote, ‘impressed with the work of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, senior Congress leader Padmini Reddy joined the BJP in Hyderabad.’ However, the BJP’s joy proved to be short-lived. By late evening, Padmini Reddy went back to the Congress.

C Damodar Rajanarasimha was the deputy chief minister of undivided Andhra Pradesh in the Congress government headed by N Kiran Kumar Reddy. He is currently in-charge of the Telangana Congress party’s manifesto committee for the upcoming assembly elections in the state.

On her return to the Congress she said that she took the decision as the party workers felt hurt. The BJP however went on to state that it respects her decision.

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