Senior Congress leader Gottimukkala Venkateswara Raju, Malladi Sivasai, Thota Swayamsudhar, D.M Prasanthi, Ammalu Ravikumar and several other Youth Congress activists joined Y.S.R Congress here on Thursday.

The leaders and activists met Y.S.R.Congress leader Y.S.Sharmila while she was on her padayatra in the city along with their leader Vangaveeti Radha Krishna and expressed their desire to join the YSR Congress party. They told her that they were ready to fight for the ideals of party leader Y.S.Jagan Mohan Reddy.