Nandamuri Balakrishna to join politics
Balakrishna is all set to follow the footsteps of legendary actor-politician father Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao
Balakrishna announced that he would be following his illustrious father’s political footsteps. He confirmed to a private news channel that he would be joining the Telugu Desam Party (TDP), a political outfit founded by his father NTRThe political part is currently managed by his brother-in-law and former chief minister of Andhra Pradesh, N. Chandrababu Naidu. The actor disclosed that he would be contesting the next elections though he did not give clear indications to the constituency. “I would like to think that I belong to all parts of Andhra Pradesh and to all sections of the people,” he said reflecting the TDP’s opposition to the Telengana movement. Balakrishna also cleared the air surrounding his Chief ministerial aspirations. He said that he would play an active role in the TDP and strengthen it at grassroots by implementing his own ideas and schemes. Looks like the Chandrababu Naidu can breathe easy for now!
First Published: 3.56 PM IST 09.13.2011