Former MP G Vivek Venkatswamy on Wednesday resigned from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and joined the Congress ahead of the Telangana Assembly election 2023. G Vivek Venkatswamy joined the Congress in the presence of AICC former president Rahul Gandhi.
TPCC President Revanth Reddy told reporters that he wholeheartedly welcomed G Vivek to join the Congress party and he accepted it.
G Vivek’s exit from the party comes less than a week after another senior leader Komatireddy Raj Gopal Reddy resigned from the BJP and joined the Congress.
Komatireddy Raj Gopal Reddy had unsuccessfully contested on the BJP ticket in the by-poll for the Munugode Assembly constituency in 2022.
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Updated: 01 Nov 2023, 12:54 PM IST