Minister Harish Rao as a TRS leader has played key role whenever the party went for by-elections. This time, Harish Rao facing a peculiar situation where in he is getting opposition from his own party leaders in Narayankhed. With the death of the Congress MLA, by-election will be conducted to Narayankhed Assembly constituency very soon. Harish Rao was entrusted the task of strengthening TRS in Narayankhed. He has been busy with Operation Akarsh of inviting other party leaders into TRS. But, his own party leaders are angry with Rao for giving importance to leaders, who joined from other parties.