N. P. Venkateswara Chowdary, special invitee for BJP National Council and former State vice-president told the media here on Sunday that he had resigned from the primary membership of the party along with former district president B. Arumugam and party activists of eight surrounding mandals of Chittoor, disgusted with the policies of the party.

He had joined the party 15 years ago attracted by its policies and also on the invitation of L.K. Advani at the time of his visit to Chittoor.