Rajampet TDP MLA Meda Mallikarjuna Reddy will be joining YSRCP on January 27 in the presence of YSRCP chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu gave Government Whip post as Meda is the only TDP MLA from Kadapa district. He decided to quit TDP as he has differences with the local TDP leaders. Meda contested as MLA for the first time in 2014 elections. Mallikarjuna Reddy is holding talks with Rajya Sabha member Vijaysai Reddy over joining the YSRCP.