In a major setback to TDP, MLA today joined the ruling TRS in Telangana. Senior TDP MLA from Qutubullapur constituency, K P Vivekananda, who met the TRS President and Chief Minister K.Chandrashekar Rao and joined TRS.
Vivekanand said he joined the TRS as TRS is only party which could ensure development of the state. It a major jolt to TDP after crushing defeat in GHMC elections.
TDP bagged only one seat and its alliance partner BJP bagged four seats in 150-member GHMC. Vivekananda is the sixth TDP legislator from GHMC , who switched loyalties. TDP has only 3 MLA in GHMC limits.