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Krishnam Raju meets Rajnath, may join BJP

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Krishnam Raju meets Rajnath, May Join BJP, About Telugu Film Star U V Krishnam Raj. Krishnam Raju was Union Minister of State for Defence in the Vajpayee Government up to 2004. Later, he had left the BJP to join the PRP. Since the PRP has merged with the Congress, Krishnam Raju seems to be mulling a return to the BJP.

Noted Telugu film star-turned politician U V Krishnam Raju met BJP president Rajnath Singh, triggering speculations of his possible return to the BJP. It is believed that Krishnam Raju had been smarting under the electoral debacle that he suffered in 2009, when he was defeated from the Rajahmundry parliamentary constituency, which he contested on the Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) ticket. After a five-year lull, Krishnam Raju appears to be looking to the BJP for reviving his political fortunes.

Krishnam Raju was Union Minister of State for Defence in the Vajpayee Government up to 2004. Later, he had left the BJP to join the PRP. Since the PRP has merged with the Congress, Krishnam Raju seems to be mulling a return to the BJP.
According to party sources, Krishnam Raju may contest from the Narsapur parliamentary constituency. Although the BJP is pro-Telangana, it is felt that the possible ‘Modi wave’ may help the BJP candidates to sail through the parliamentary elections in the Seemandhra region.
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