Ever since Sr.NTR passed away, his son-in-law Nara Chandrababu Naidu kept the party reins with him till today.
But, when he failed twice to lead the party to success, senior leaders of the party who invested huge amounts in the elections and see no returns for the next five years, are quite unhappy with the party president Chandrababu Naidu. Some of them said to be approaching Nandamuri Balakrishna asking him to intervene in the party affairs.
Balakrishna and Jr.NTR, who strived hard for the party success during the election campaign, were also said to be unhappy with Babu’s style of functioning. They both, including many others in the party believes that his double standards regarding key issues like Telanagana, free rice, free electricity to formers etc were the reasons behind the defeat of the party.
According to sources close Balakrishna, he is ready to say good bye to his film career and work for the party full pledged.