Bengali Hunt Desk: In Telangana, Vijayashanti, an actress-turned-leader, left the Congress and joined the BJP. Let me inform you that he had been a Member of Lok Sabha once before. Vijayashanti met Union Minister Amit Shah RG Krishna Reddy in Delhi yesterday before joining the BJP. It was decided yesterday that he would join the BJP today.
Delhi: Telugu actor-turned-politician Vijayashanti met Union Home Minister and BJP leader Amit Shah, today
She will formally join Bharatiya Janata Party tomorrow pic.twitter.com/UaWc9X3hax
– ANI ()ANI) December 6, 2020
Vijayashanti joined the Congress in 2014. Vijayashanti is also known as “Amitabh Bachchan” in South Indian cinema. Let me tell you, Vijayashanti started his political career from BJP. He joined the BJP in 1996. However, during the movement for a separate state with Telangana, he joined TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao and joined his party.
Delhi: Telugu actor-turned-politician Vijayashanti joins Bharatiya Janata Party. pic.twitter.com/6TZT1fJwXy
– ANI ()ANI) December 7, 2020
Vijayashanti contested the Lok Sabha elections on a TRS ticket, and was an MP from 2009 to 2014. He then left TRS and joined the Congress.