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TRS suspends MP Vijayashanti

TRS suspends MP Vijayashanti

Hyderabad: The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) party in Andhra Pradesh has suspended Member of Parliament M. Vijayashanti for "anti-party activities" amid reports that she planned to join the Congress.

TRS chief K. Chandrasekhara Rao announced her suspension late Wednesday night after the politburo took a decision.

Vijayashanti was also served a show-cause notice, asking her to explain why the party should not expel her for "anti-party activities".

The politburo cracked the whip as the actress-turned-politician was planning to switch loyalties to the Congress party. The MP from Medak reportedly decided to join the Congress after the latter decided Tuesday to carve out a separate Telangana state from Andhra Pradesh.

Vijayashanti is said to be camping in Delhi. Sources said she could join the Congress any time now.

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