Telangana State Legislative Assembly Speaker Pocharam Srinivas Reddy accepted the merging of 12 Congress MLAs into TRS Legislature Party.
12 Congress MLAs submitted a petition to the Speaker seeking their merge into TRS. The petition was signed by Kandala Upender Reddy, Jajala Surender, Haripriya Banoth, Devi Reddy Sudheer Reddy, Gandra Venkata Ramana Reddy, Chirumarthi Lingaiah, Patlolla Sabitha Indra Reddy, Kantha Rao Rega, Athram Sakku, Beeram Harshavardhan Reddy, Vanama Venkateswara Rao and Rohith Reddy. They informed the Speaker that they want to merge into Telangana Rashtra Samithi Party, out of 18 Members in Telangana Legislative Assembly and have agreed for such merger.
Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao, who is also the Leader of the TRS Party, said to the Speaker asking him to accept the request of the Congress MLAs.