Hyderabad sources reported that prominent businessman and Jr NTR’s father-in-law Narne Srinivasa Rao said that he had joined the YSR Congress Party only because of its party Chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy. When speaking to a Telugu media Channel, he said that joining the party was his own personal decision and Jr NTR had nothing to do with this decision.
When talking about his role in Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in the past, he clarified that he was never a part of the Telugu Desam Party. In 1999 when he expressed his interest in contesting, Chandrababu Naidu hadn’t considered him and he went back to conducting his business ventures. Furthermore when asked whether he would contest the elections, he clarified that he is was not interested in contesting and that he had joined the party because he say the way YS Jagan Mohan Reddy conducted himself.
Moreover there was a sea of difference between YS Jagan’s ideologies and the way N Chandrababu Naidu operated he said. Apparently when asked if he would contest, he made it clear that was not interested in contesting and also mentioned that Guntur was his home turf and that he was born there and would put 100% efforts and defeat Nara Lokesh from Mangalagri, if YS Jagan directed him to do so.