After joining the party, he told ANI: “I have officially joined the Bharatiya Janata Party today. Tomorrow, I will take part in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rally in Hyderabad.”
Earlier in the day, Reddy had met Prime Minister Modi here and had expressed his desire to join the BJP.
He also submitted a memorandum to the Prime Minister, requesting him to take up execution, maintenance, rehabilitation, and resettlement, planning of Polavaram project, initiate and execute Bayyaram and Kadapa steel plants in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh among other demands.
The seven-phase Lok Sabha polls are set to begin on April 11 and will end on May 19. The counting of votes will take place on May 23