Telangana commercial tax minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav fumed over the TDP leaders. He said Yerrabelli Dayakar Rao was resorting to blackmail tactics and questioned the purpose of his meeting with the Telangana Chief Minster KCR in private. He stated that the TDP MLAs decision to change party is for the good of the state.
He claimed that the Telangana TDP cadre was taking money from Chandrababu naidu for staying in the party and that he would still win the election from Sanath nagar with him image. If not he vouched to take leave of politics forever. He also challenged any TDP leader to contest against him and was sure that he still would win in spite of his jump into TRS though he won his elections on TDP ticket