Ahead of the parliamentary election, TRS MP A P Jithender Reddy joined the BJP on Wednesday in the presence of party president Amit Shah.
In 2014 elections, Reddy was elected from Mahbubnagar parliamentary constituency of Telangana on a Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) ticket.
He was a BJP member from 1989 to 2006. In 2006, he joined the TRS.
As per reports, the decision to join BJP came after AP Jithender Reddy was refused renomination by the TRS party.
Meanwhile, renowned cricketer Gautam Gambhir, Paralympic Games winner Deepa Malik and actor Jaya Prada also joined the BJP on seperate occasions ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.
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