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What the desertion of four Rajya Sabha MPs means for the TDP and Andhra Pradesh politics

Updated : June 21, 2019 07:51 PM IST

Two of the four Rajya Sabha MPs who moved to BJP were extremely close to TDP boss Chandrababu Naidu.
That the TDP could secure no more than 3 Lok Sabha seats out of 25 from Andhra Pradesh and 23 assembly seats of 175 in the recent elections means that the party will disintegrate, according to analysts.
In a state where caste politics plays a paramount role, the BJP can be expected to poach on the Kammas a highly enterprising and resourceful community that forms the support base of the TDP.
What the desertion of four Rajya Sabha MPs means for the TDP and Andhra Pradesh politics
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