- Actor-turned-politician eyes BJP once again
- Kishan Reddy’s mediation fruitful
- Will join party on or before Nov 10
Hyderabad: Return of Ramulamma to the BJP once again is confirmed according to reliable sources. Prolonged discussion with Union Minister of State for Home G. Kishan Reddy endedin fruitful manner with a green signal from party leaders. Vijayashanthi has been keeping away from politics after the Congress party miserably failed in 2018 assembly elections in Telangana. Firebrand Vijayashanti, popularly known as Lady Amitabh, kept herself away from the Congress party activities as she was not invited for party’s meetings and no response from State leaders after 2018 elections. She was a star campaigner and Chairperson for Telangana State Congress campaign committee.
Back to basics
Vijayashanthi has decided to come back to the mother party, BJP, after observing all these shades. She met Kishan reddy on Tuesday and expressed her desire to comeback into party and play an active role. As vijayshanthi has good rapport with National leaders in BJP, there is no hurdle for her from state unit.
Many turns and twists
Vijayashanthi started her political career in 1997 and in more than two decades since then she had many somersaults and turns in her political career. She started with saffron party and contested from Medak in 1999, later she resigned from the BJP in 2005 and floated a new party, ‘Talli Telangana’. She said her fight was for separate statehood, Telangana Sate. In 2009, she merged her party in the TRS, and contested for Lok Sabha in 2009 and became an MP.
Focus on films
She resigned from the TRS party as ticket was rejected for her to contest for second time as MP. She later joined the Congress party in 2014 and was defeated when she was nominated as assembly candidate from party. She was silent all these years and focused on tollywood once again and acted in a movie ‘Sarileru neekevaru’ with Mahesh babu. However, she never said she is quitting politics.