TDP leaders told to the media that President was surprised to know the TDP MLA is a minister in Telangana Government. They said, President enquired about other MLAs who joined TRS party. They informed him that, 5 TDP, 4 Congress, 2 YSRCP and 2 from BSP have joined TRS and TRS strength has gone from 63 to 83 in assembly.
While the president asked, What Speaker is doing on defections? , TDP leaders informed that, Speaker is on leave due to illness and not taking any decision. TDP leaders have exposed Talasani at President. The president assured TDP leaders that he would forward their plea to concerned ministry.