AP BJP president Kambhampati Haribabu said that he fought against Mulki rules along with Venkaiah Naidu when he was an engineering student at Andhra University. Haribabu stated that the Supreme Court verdict had led to separate Andhra state movement. He alleged that the then state Congress leaders have diluted the movement. Haribabu said that he joined the BJP as the Congress leaders had backstabbed Jai Andhra movement. To a question, Haribabu said that he speaks only when it is required and not to grab media and people attention.