Hyderabad, Aug.13 (NSS): The megastar-turned-politician and Praja Rajyam Party president, Mr K. Chiranjeevi, will take membership of the Congress on the occasion of late Rajiv Gandhi’s birth anniversary on August 20 in New Delhi.
Disclosing this to mediapersons here on Saturday, Mr Chiranjeevi said he would take the Congress membership in the presence of AICC general secretary, Mr Rahul Gandhi, since the party supremo, Ms Sonia Gandhi, is recuperating after a surgery in the US.
Mr Chiranjeevi said that his Praja Rajyam Party would formally merge with the Congress on the occasion of his birthday on August 22 when his party MLAs and others would take the Congress membership in Gandhi Bhavan.
He also informed that engagement of his son, Mr Ramcharan Teja with Ms Upasana would be performed this year. Members of the families of the bride and bridegroom will jointly announce details of the engagement to the media in a week, he added.
On Saturday morning, the GHMC Mayor, Ms Banda Kartheeka Reddy, tied a “Rakhee” to Mr Chiranjeevi at his residence on the occasion of “Rakhi Pournami” festival. (NSS)