Eluru: Though the entry of several Congress leaders including ministers, in to TDP was a smooth affair, efforts of Union minister Kavuri Sambasiva Rao to join TDP are met with stiff opposition by TDP leaders of West Godavari.
Leaders like former minister Maganti Babu and Denduluru MLA Chintamaneni Prabhakar have express strong objection to Kavuri’s entry ad the latter has even threatened to leave the party.
Babu claimed that if Kavuri joins TDP, the prospects of party candidates in 13 Assembly segments will be affected.
Babu claimed that if the ticket is given to him, he can win Eluru Lok Sabha seat by a majority of 2,00,000 votes.
At the same time, Babu said that Kavuri cannot even win a ZPTC seat in West Godavari district now.
Interestingly, Maganti Babu said Kavuri is not welcome in to the party, but all his supporters cab join TDP!