D. Purandeswari, Congress MP joined BJP
Congress MP, Purandeswari has joined BJP against the decision made by Congress for the bifurcation Andhra Pradesh. Vested interests of her could have paved to join the BJP. She refuted to join the TDP which was formed by her father and in her debut into politics, got elected from Baptla as MP in 2004 and in 2009 got elected as MP from Visakhapatnam. Her recent shift to BJP is under criticism by both Jairam Ramesh and Renuka Chowdhary. .