Leader of Opposition in Andhra Pradesh legislative assembly and YSR Congress party Chief YS Jagan is receiving unmatched support from the people during his mass contact initiative, Praja Sankalpa Yatra, all along the padayatra from Idupulapaya to Ichhapuram. Scores of leaders have joined the party in support of the people's leader and to become a part of history. Along with leaders from other parties, commoners who had no experience in politics, are flooding the YSRCP.
Recently, former IPS officer Mohammed Iqbal, who worked as the Chief Security officer to current Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu, joined the party in presence of YS Jagan in West Godavari district. S Lakshma Reddy, a retired IPS officer from Kadapa district, former DIG Asu Ratnam and former SP Yajjala Prem Babu have also joined the party.
Retired Justice M Krishnappa, former IPS official, Kadapala Srikanth Reddy and former DRDA PD Thalari Rangaiah were also among those who joined YSRCP recently.
Influx Of Politicians Into YSRCP
At various stages in Praja Sankalpa Yatra, former MLAs Yalamanchili Ravi, Raja Kannababu and Katasani Ram Bhupal Reddy joined YSRCP in presence of the party Chief. When YS Jagan was touring West Godavari district as part of the padayatra, former MLAs from the district, Cherukuwada Ranganatha Raju, Maddala Sunitha and Mocherla Jawaharpathy joined the party.
Former ministers Anam Ramnarayana Reddy and Manugunta Maheedhar Reddy, former Chief Minister Nedurumalli Janardhan Reddy's son Nedurumalli Ram Kumar Reddy and others joined YSRCP.
Former minister Vasantha Nageswara Rao's son, Vasantha Krishna Prasad, Anaparthy former MLA Thethali Rama Reddy, along with their supporters, joined the YSRCP in YS Jagan's presence. TDP MP JC Diwakar Reddy's associate Kogatam Vijaya Bhaskar Reddy also joined the party.
Prominent leader Padarthi Ramesh Gandhi, TDP leader from Sathenapalle Nimmakayala Raja Narayan, Municipal Chairperson Athukuri Satya Narayana, Gurajala TDP leader Anumula Muralidhar Reddy, several Sarpanches, ZPTCs, MPTC members and several social workers joined YSRCP at various stages in the padayatra.