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Telugu desam party

The Telugu Desam party is powerful regional political party in Andhra Pradesh. It is known to people as TDP.

It is mainly popular among populace in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh in India. The Telugu Desam Party has a centre-left political status and guided by political ideologies of Populism, Regionalism and Social broadmindedness.

The fundamental basis of Telugu Desam party is to struggle for injustice and develop a welfare state for the Telugus, based on minority welfare systems and social justice for one and all. The election symbol of the TDP is Bicycle and it is approved by election commission. It is generally drawn on a yellow-colored background.....
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Telugu desam party News

KCR, Jagan to hold further talks on proposed front

Posted On : Jan 16,2019,    6:04 pm
Hyderabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Working President K.T. Rama Rao on Wednesday held preliminary talks with YSR Congress Party President Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy on the proposed Federal Front and they agreed to hold further talks, sources in the two parties said. View More..

TRS leaders meet Jagan to discuss proposed Federal Front

Posted On : Jan 16,2019,    1:28 pm
Hyderabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Working President K.T. Rama Rao met YSR Congress Party President Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy here on Wednesday to discuss the proposed Federal Front. View More..

Naidu hits out at Jagan, Sharmila for having no faith in Andhra Police

Posted On : Jan 16,2019,    12:30 am
Vijayawada, Jan 16 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday asked YSR Congress Party President Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy and his sister Y.S. Sharmila as to how can they contest elections in the State when they have no faith in the state police. View More..

KCR son to hold talks with Jagan on Wednesday

Posted On : Jan 16,2019,    12:14 am
Hyderabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Working President K.T. Rama Rao will meet YSR Congress Party President Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy here on Wednesday to invite the party to join the proposed Federal Front. View More..

How can you contest polls in Andhra? Chandrababu asks Jagan

Posted On : Jan 15,2019,    11:00 pm
Vijayawada, Jan 15 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday asked how YSR Congress Party President Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy and his sister Y.S. Sharmila can contest elections in the state when they have no trust in the state police. View More..

Rahul, Sonia to skip Mamata's opposition rally

Posted On : Jan 15,2019,    8:14 pm
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) With the West Bengal unit and Trinamool Congress not on good terms, Congress President Rahul Gandhi and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi will give a miss to Saturdays grand opposition rally in Kolkata organised by West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress President Mamata Banerjee. View More..

Jagan's sister seeks action against those defaming her on social media

Posted On : Jan 14,2019,    7:20 pm
Hyderabad, Jan 14 (IANS) YSR Congress Party President Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's sister Y.S. Sharmila on Monday met the Hyderabad Police Commissioner, urging him to act against those maligning her on the social media. View More..

Shrewd Naidu counters Jagan with calculated moves (News Analysis)

Posted On : Jan 14,2019,    2:28 pm
Amaravati, Jan 14 (IANS) With three months to go for simultaneous elections to the Andhra Pradesh Assembly and the Lok Sabha, the ruling Telugu Desam Party and the main opposition YSR Congress Party are bracing for what is expected to be a keen tussle. View More..

NIA questions accused in Jagan knife attack case

Posted On : Jan 13,2019,    7:14 pm
Visakhapatnam, Jan 13 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Sunday questioned J. Srinivas Rao, an accused in the knife attack on YSR Congress Party chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy. View More..

Congress to contest all UP seats but doors open for secular parties

Posted On : Jan 13,2019,    5:28 pm
Lucknow, Jan 13 (IANS) Snubbed by the SP and BSP who have joined hands in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress on Sunday said it will contest all the 80 Lok Sabha seats in the state but insisted that its doors were open for secular parties willing to defeat the BJP. View More..

Thousands join Jagan as 14-month walkathon concludes

Posted On : Jan 09,2019,    11:32 am
Ichchapuram (Andhra Pradesh), Jan 9 (IANS) Thousands of YSR Congress Party workers poured into this town in Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam district on Wednesday for the culmination of a 14-month-long 'padyatra' or walkathon by party chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy. View More..

Andhra CM to meet party MPs in Delhi

Posted On : Jan 08,2019,    2:08 am
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu will meet the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MPs in the national capital on Tuesday. View More..

Speaker suspends four more MPs, LS adjourned for day

Posted On : Jan 07,2019,    5:28 pm
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was on Monday adjourned for the day after witnessing three brief pre-lunch and one post-lunch session adjournments due to protests by the Samajwadi Party and Congress members over a CBI probe against former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on alleged illegal mining, and the Rafale fighter jets issue. View More..

Elvis Stephenson re-nominated to Telangana Assembly

Posted On : Jan 07,2019,    1:58 pm
Hyderabad, Jan 7 (IANS) The TRS Government in Telangana on Monday re-nominated Elvis Stephenson as a member of the State Assembly. View More..

Chandrababu daydreaming of becoming PM: Modi

Posted On : Jan 06,2019,    6:08 pm
Vijayawada/New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu is daydreaming of becoming Prime Minister and alleged that he backstabbed TDP founder and his father-in-law N. T. Rama Rao twice. View More..

TDP, BJP workers clash in Guntur

Posted On : Jan 05,2019,    7:26 pm
Vijayawada, Jan 5 (IANS) Workers of Andhra Pradesh's ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) clashed in Guntur town on Saturday. View More..

Rajya Sabha MPs ask government to pass women reservation bill

Posted On : Jan 04,2019,    8:00 pm
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Cutting across party lines, women MPs in the Rajya Sabha on Friday asked the Modi government to pass the women reservation Bill in the Lok Sabha ensuring 33 per cent quota for women. View More..

Suspension of 45 Lok Sabha MPs likely to be revoked

Posted On : Jan 04,2019,    1:02 pm
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The suspension of 45 Lok Sabha members belonging to AIADMK and the TDP is likely to be revoked if they assure Speaker Sumitra Mahajan that they will not create pandemonium. View More..

Jagan attack case handed over to NIA

Posted On : Jan 04,2019,    12:58 pm
Vijayawada, Jan 4 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Friday entrusted to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) the case relating to the knife attack on YSR Congress Party President Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy at Visakhapatnam Airport on October 25. View More..

Chandrababu hits back at Modi, says country wants change

Posted On : Jan 03,2019,    9:38 pm
Vijayawada, Jan 3 (IANS) A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi trained guns on him, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday hit back saying the entire country wants change at the Centre. View More..



About Telugu desam party

   Telugu desam party History

The Telugu Desam party is powerful regional political party in Andhra Pradesh. It is known to people as TDP. It is mainly popular among populace in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh in India. The Telugu Desam Party has a centre-left political status and guided by political ideologies of Populism, Regionalism and Social broadmindedness. The fundamental basis of Telugu Desam party is to struggle for injustice and develop a welfare state for the Telugus, based on minority welfare systems and social justice for one and all. The election symbol of the TDP is Bicycle and it is approved by election commission. It is generally drawn on a yellow-colored background. The color yellow portrays the TDP that has immense symbolism and indicate brightness, of prosperity, happiness and wealth. It also represents that TDP works on welfare policies and that results in happiness and wealth to the Telugu populace and all minority sections of the population in the Andhra Pradesh. In its party website, leaders have slogan, “Dare to dream strive to achieve.” The Bicycle election symbol signifies the movement of the party towards growth and development of the many sections of the state.

Historical background:

Telugu Desam party was established by Dr N T avatar Rao in 29th March, 1982that aimed to protect the political, economic, social and cultural foundations of telugu people within the country. Famous leader Nara Chandrababu Naidu led the party since 1995 in the Andhra Pradesh State Assembly. The headquarters of Telugu Desam party is situated at NTR Bhavan in the Banjara Hills locality of Hyderabad. In initial stage of nine months after its establishment in the 1983 Assembly elections, party took over charge in government, and developed the first non-Congress government in Andhra Pradesh. The Telugu Desam party has formed the government in Andhra Pradesh twice, from 1983-1989 and from 1994-2004. Nama Nageswara Rao was the leader of the Lok Sabha from the TDP and the Leader of the Rajya Sabha from the party was Tulla Devender Goud. For general elections in 2014, the Telugu Desam party who has political alliance with the BJP, is quite because there is split of the state that are heavily from other political groups in the state and these groups protested against the establishment of Telangana.

Top leaders of the Telugu Desam party:

The main leaders of the Telugu Desam Party work as national executives of the party are Nara Chandrababu Naidu, President of the TDP and Nama Nageswara Rao. Nara Chandrababu Naidu took charge as the 13th Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh when the TDP came to power in the state in 1994. He also works as the Leader of Opposition in the Andhra Pradesh Legislature. Naidu grabbed numerous awards owing to his development-oriented policies in the state that include IT Indian of the Millennium by India Today and Business Person of the Year’ by Economic Times. Another influential leader, Nama Nageswara Rao, is a member of the 15thLok Sabha, representing the Khammam constituency. Other leader, Tulla Devender Goud is the leader in Rajya Sabha and remained a previous MLA in the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly, representing the Medchal constituency. Though he had founded the Nava Telangana Praja Party to fight for the establishment of the separate state of Telangana, he came out of the NTP and rejoined back the parent political group.

Basic Ideology:

The Telugu Desam party has made commitment to protect the self-respect of Telugus and guarantees to provide food, shelter and clothing to them at reasonable price and accomplish endorsement of ladies, youth and backward sections of society in Andhra Pradesh. Telugu Desam party delivers the primary doctrine of social justice and fairness for all people of state. Since its inception, Telugu Desam party has schedule to fight against the corruption in public life cropped by the congress party and attempt to accomplish a unified and executable synchronization with all non-congress opposition parties within the state and likewise within the nation. Telugu Desam party promotes minority welfare and executes a secular policy besides preservation of Indian constitution and ethnicity of democracy.TDP makes every effort to safeguard economic system and do power reforms within the country and originated majority of program with World Bank aid to develop talented work force to benefit people who are in real need. It is dissimilar to other political parties and considers that an authorized forum of electronic and print media is essential element of an affluent and healthy culture. TDP basically avows the growth of a free and honest Press freedom within the state.

Dr NT Rama Rao and successor Sri Nara Chandrababu Naidu have great vision for Andhra Pradesh. They promote overall respect for Telugu culture, literature and Language. They believe that agriculture is a gainful and profit making sector activity in villages with sufficient support of technology, finances, subsidies and marketing. In their vision for Andhra Pradesh, Rao and Naidu are supporter of preserving natural resources like water minerals - greenery, environment protection for benefit of future generations. They promote youth empowerment through skill training for educated rural youth, cultural and sports activities in rural areas. In part agenda, leaders have a feeling that there must be more financial powers to Local self-bodies from Village to Mandals, Zilla Parishads, Municipalities, Municipal corporations. Party wants to implement farmer focused welfare and development programs for overall growth of villages with institutional support rural electrification, rural roads and rural health care. TDP encourage value added education system to develop bright future of citizens. Party leaders always encourage schemes that are aimed at empowerment of women. They have housing programs for rural and urban poor with subsidies and promotion of wage labor and input components.

TDP is committed to provide Rice at low price for two meals a day that are below poverty line families besides subsidized rates for essential commodities through National Public Distribution System. TDP wants electoral reforms, anti-defection law, exterminate black money in elections and corruption free India.TDP has vision in administrative reforms that is, to escort in e-governance to regulate and streamline rationings, pensions, scholarships, cheap loans to women, farmers and self-employed. They support the schemes of empowerment of conventional artisans, weavers and other rural occupational communities with finance and training in skills. TDP also promote minor and medium irrigation, micro irrigation to benefit farmers in dry and arid regions of the state. Above all, Telugu Desam party is serious to commence comprehensive health care system in government sector to facilitate access of super specialty treatment to poor people who belong to rural areas and impartial share in budget allocation for Muslim and Christian minority for their education, health, employment and culture.

Political goals and success of The Telugu Desam party:

The Telugu Desam party emerged as a strong regional political party in the state of Andhra Pradesh. In its political journey, it had great achievements. The TDP in its government power seriously worked for people and made huge development in the state of Andhra Pradesh in terms of the infrastructural initiatives taken by the Naidu government. These included construction of highways and bridges in the city of Hyderabad. The government also made huge investment for technical enhancement of Hyderabad and developed it into IT hub, providing jobs not only to the youth in Andhra Pradesh but also providing opportunities for people from other states. The Telugu Desam party has helped all-round development of the farmers through giving loans at minimum interest, electrification of the rural areas and providing low-priced water facilities and utmost technological modernism to improve the agricultural wealth in the state. Party has allocated equal budget for Muslim and Christian minorities in the state, so that both the communities enjoy overall economic, political and social development. Through the National Public Distribution System, TDP distributed cheap rice to Below Poverty Line families in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Other essential commodities in the families have been provided at subsidized rates by the party. Party has done a lot for women empowerment with 50% reservation for women in elected and constitutional bodies. The Telugu Desam party has major objective to do de-centralization of power in the local self-governing. Party has given administrative power as well as financial independence to the Zilla Parishads, Municipalities, Mandals and Municipal corporations.

Reviewing basic facts, it can be said that Chandra Babu is recognized as good administrator during his government and he brought back the state to good condition through implementing effective schemes. News reports revealed that presently, Telugu Desam Party is not stick to original principles developed by its main leaders.

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