Former Adilabad MP A. Indrakaran Reddy and former Sirpur MLC Koneru Konappa will formally join the YSR Congress along with over 1,000 of their supporters at Nirmal on December 17. YSRC honorary president Y.S. Vijayamma will welcome the former Congressmen into the party fold at a public meeting at NTR stadium.

Talking to reporters here on Wednesday, Mr. Indrakaran Reddy said Ms. Vijayamma would arrive at Nirmal in the afternoon after unveiling a statue of YSR at Madapur village.

Those who will join the YSRC include a Ramkishan Reddy, a former chairman of ADCC Bank, Appala Anuradha, former Nirmal Municipal chairperson and former MPPs and ZPTCs.