Will Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) bring back all its former leaders, including Vijayashanti, to its fold.
According to media reports, after poaching on Congress and TDP , TRS is now ready to condone and accept its former leaders such as Vijayashanti, Vijayaramarao, K Chandrasekhar etc.
Interestingly, T Jayaprakash Reddy, who is known for his virulent attacks on KCR and his family, also is not averse to rejoin the party, the reports said. All these leaders left TRS following their differences with party president K Chandrasekhar Rao some time back.
Vijaya Shanti left the party before 2014 election after she fell from the grace of KCR. She joined Congress before the elections and contested from Medak Assembly Constituency.
She, however, lost to TRS’ Madhava Reddy Gari Padma. Once super star in Telugu Movies, Vijayashanti made her debut in to politics by joining BJP in 1998. She was made chief of woman’s wing of united Andhra Pradesh. She was even named party candidate against the Sonia Gandhi when the latter was planning to contest from Kadapa Lok Sabha constituency .
Later, she quit BJP and floated a Telangana outfit Talli Telangana, when the T-movement was at its peak. Later, KCR managed her to merge the party with TRS. The party fielded her from Medak Lok Sabha constituency and she won .
Having no role in Congress and marginalized by new generation leaders, Vijayashanti is said to be thinking of returning back to TRS. Media reports say she is in touch with Irrigation minister T Harish Rao.
Those who are thinking on the similar lines, according media reports, are former minister Dr Vijayaramarao (Warangal), Duggira Srinivasa Rao (palakurthi), A Chandrasekhar (Vikarabad) and A Arvind Reddy( Machiryal).