TDP working president who quit party on Saturday to join Congress on October 31
A Revanth Reddy, who quit the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Saturday, is all set to join Congress on October 31 in the presence of AICC vice-president Rahul Gandhi.
“Revanth Reddy, who has held talks with us will join the Congress on October 31,” AICC in-charge of Telangana R C Kuntia told reporters on Sunday.
“Revanth Reddy is a respected and dynamic leader and we welcome him to join the Congress,” Kuntia, said adding there is no opposition within Congress over his (Revanth’s) joining.
Reddy was working president of Telangana state Telugu Desam Party (TDP).
Kuntia said talks are going on and some others too may join the Congress, however, the details cannot be shared as of now.
There are no pre-conditions for anyone to join the Congress. “Any leader who joins Congress…it is based on their performance and their talent that appropriate position will be given,” Kuntia said.
“No assurance has been given to anyone (with regard to the post). We are welcoming those who wish to join Congress which has a long history of over 130 years,” he added.
Reacting to a query, Kuntia said Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to visit Telangana and the tentative dates will be announced very soon.
Kuntia earlier held consultations with …read more