Hyderabad, August 29 (INN): Senior TDP leader from Srikakulam district Tammineni Sitaram formally joined the YSR Congress party here on Thursday.
Sitaram is five-time MLA and served as a minister for nine years. He was also a Government Whip for one full term. Later, he joined the Praja Rajyam Party and quit the same after its merger with the Congress party. He re-joined the TDP and developed differences with TDP president N Chandrababu Naidu on party’s stand on the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. He finally resigned from the TDP on August 25 and decided to join the YSR Congress party.
He took the membership of YSRCP in the presence of party’s honorary president YS Vijayamma on Thursday.