Senior political leader, Devineni Nehru met Chandrababu, at Vijayawada to discuss his joining Telugu Desam Party (TDP). His son, Avinash accompanied him. Devineni is said to have revealed that he is joining TDP for securing the future of his son. He had joined Congress after the death of N.T. Rama Rao and stayed there all these years. From the past one year, he is said to have been thinking of joining TDP again.