Published on March 7, 2014
Daggubati quits politics 1 hour ago Daggubati announced political ‘Sanyas’ After Lagadapati Rajagopal one more Congress leader has announced his political sanyas .On a most surprising note Former Congress leader and union minister Purnadeeswari husband and NTR son-in-law MLA Daggubati Venkateswara Rao on Friday announced his decision to quit politics permanently. He said, He would inform his future plans after discussing with his followers and well wishers.Daggubati also announced that his wife Purandeswari alone will continue in politics due to family and political reasons. “We had to make a choice, between her and me, we decide that she will continue in politics,” he said. Daggubati Venkateswara Rao is currently representing Parchur constituency in Prakasham district. He elected five times to assembly (1984, 1985, 1989, 2004, 2009) and served Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha too. Daggubati is the first legislator who used None Of The Above (NOTA) option that was introduced in the Rajya Sabha elections. Meanwhile Purandeswari is all set to join BJP party today in Delhi and cantest on BJP ticket as MP. Rumors are doing the rounds that he decided to quit politics in view of the reports about TDP- BJP alliance.