Former cricketer and Congress leader Mohammad Azaharuddin likely to join TRS
Source :NewsBharati   Date :02-Jan-2019

 

Hyderabad, Jan 2: Buzz is that Telangana Congress leader and former Indian Cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin is all set to give a massive shock to state Congress leaders. Ahead of the 2019 general election, the star-campaigner is likely to switch loyalties to K. Chandrasekhar Rao’s Telangana Rashtra Samithi

As quoted by Deccan Chronicles, Azharuddin will be contesting Lok Sabha Polls from Secunderabad segment where senior BJP leader and former Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya is the sitting MP.

After the stunning performance in recently held assembly polls, the pink party is quite keen on Lok Sabha Polls. Apex TRS leaders including Chief Minister and working President KT Rama Rao is closely monitoring the political developments in order to hit maximum Lok Sabha seats.

A native of Hyderabad, the player turned politician started his political innings with Congress party and fought 2009 Lok Sabha poll from Moradabad segment in Uttar Pradesh. In 2014, Azharuddin moved to Tonk-Sawai Madhopur constituency but lost to BJP’s Sukhbir Singh Jaunapuria.