Stop Worrying about Telangana, Focus on AP: Ex-MP to Naidu

Published: 07th February 2016 05:17 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th February 2016 05:17 AM   |  A+A-

VIJAYAWADA: Former MP Yelamanchili Sivaji has welcomed the verdict of the people of Hyderabad who voted against Telugu Desam Party in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections.

In a statement issued here on Saturday, Sivaji, who was once a TDP leader, said that the people of Hyderabad, by electing the TRS, told Chandrababu Naidu not to bother about Hyderabad or Telangana but concentrate on AP. “The defeat of TDP did not come as a surprise, as it was a foregone conclusion that the people of Hyderabad would not endorse the efforts of the TDP in fighting for AP’s interests, which ran in conflict with those living in Hyderabad, which includes a sizeable number of Andhras.”

Due to this, in many areas where Andhras live in large numbers, the TD candidates even lost their deposits.

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