Already senior leaders like Chada Suresh Reddy, I Peddi Reddy and others have joined the party. BJP senior hands like Ram Madhav and Muralidhar Rao are talking to district and taluq level leaders and are extensively planning programmes to publicise the joining. In fact, Amit Shah himself would be in Telangana this time during the August 15-17 period and would officiate the joining of several senior leaders.
According to Amit Shah, the TDP should cease to exist by August 15 in Telangana. He has also set a of 18 lakh membership for the Telangana unit of the party. The whole machinery has been mobilised to reach out to the new people and make them members of the party. He told the lcal unit of the party that if they fail to achieve the by August 7, he himself would run the affairs of the party.