Senior Congress leader and the former Union Minister Jaipal Reddy said, he began his political career with the Congress party only. Jaipal Reddy said that he served for Janatha party also. He defended his association with earlier party Congress, saying that Janatha party is a B team to Congress. Congress leader said he followed the principles of Nehru in both Janatha and the Congress party. He has named the popular leaders of Janatha party saying that they are followers of Nehru only who encouraged socialism. He has also revealed unknown political incidents in his long political career even before the Independence.