Another jolt for Congress: Vijayashanti to join BJP on Monday

First Published Dec 6, 2020, 6:47 PM IST

Actor Vijayashanti has followed in the footsteps of fellow South Indian actor Kushbu and resigned from the Congress and is all set to join the BJP on Monday.

<p>After resigning, Vijayashanti met Union Minister of State for Home G Kishen Reddy and BJP Telangana President Bandi Sanjay Kumar in Delhi.<br />
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<p>Vijayashanti is expected to meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah before formally joining the BJP around noon tomorrow.</p>

After resigning, Vijayashanti met Union Minister of State for Home G Kishen Reddy and BJP Telangana President Bandi Sanjay Kumar in Delhi.
 

Vijayashanti is expected to meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah before formally joining the BJP around noon tomorrow.

<p>Vijayashanthi had joined the Congress in 2014 after parting ways with the Telangana &nbsp;Rashtra Samithi. She was closely associated with TRS chief K Chandrashekar Rao<br />
during Telangana statehood movement.<br />
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<p>She was an MP from Medak after she contested on a TRS ticket and represented the constituency between 2009-2014. In the past few months, the former MP was not active in Congress party's activities and programmes in the state.</p>

Vijayashanthi had joined the Congress in 2014 after parting ways with the Telangana  Rashtra Samithi. She was closely associated with TRS chief K Chandrashekar Rao
during Telangana statehood movement.
 

She was an MP from Medak after she contested on a TRS ticket and represented the constituency between 2009-2014. In the past few months, the former MP was not active in Congress party's activities and programmes in the state.

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