TAMIL NADU

1000 Cong. men join TDP

HYDERABAD NOV. 13. About 1000 Congress(I) activists, including the Municipal Chairman of Ramagundem, S. Satyanarayana, and four corporators, joined the Telugu Desam Party here on Thursday.

The Congressmen came to NTR Bhavan — the TDP headquarters — in scores of four-wheelers and joined the ruling party in the presence of the TDP supremo and Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu. The former State NSS Officer, Shankariah, and the former CEO of the Food Corporation of India (FCI), G. M. Haq, also joined the party.