AMARAVATI: Bapatla former TDP MLA Manthena Anantha Varma joined the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) in the presence of Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy at the camp office here on Wednesday.
Bapatla local TDP leaders Manthena Subbaraju, V Venkateswara Raju, M.V Sarveswara Yadav, Prudhviraj, Manthena Nagaraju, Bapuji, Modugula Venkat Reddy joined along with Anantha Varma into the party.
Deputy Speaker Kona Raghupati, YSRCP general secretary Lella Appi Reddy were present on the occasion.
Last week former Jaggampeta MLA Jyothula Nehru resigned as the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) state vice-president in protest against the party's decision to refrain from competing in the upcoming MPTC/ZPTC elections which are scheduled to be held on April 8.
Jyothula was protesting over TDP supremo Nara Chandrababu Naidu's decision to boycott the MPTC and ZPTC elections in the State to be held on April 8 by tendering his resignation.
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