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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

Andhra CM urges EC to act against Modi over Bengal claims

Posted On : Apr 29,2019,    8:52 pm
Amaravati, April 29 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Monday demanded that the Election Commission take action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his claim that 40 lawmakers of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress were in touch with him. View More..

Protest intensifies in Telangana over exam goof-up

Posted On : Apr 29,2019,    2:26 pm
Hyderabad, April 29 (IANS) Telangana Police arrested scores of opposition leaders and workers across the state as the protests over the massive bungling in Intermediate examination results intensified on Monday. View More..

New row over 'Lakshmi's NTR' as RGV barred from Vijayawada

Posted On : Apr 28,2019,    6:10 pm
Vijayawada, April 28 (IANS) In a fresh row over his movie "Lakshmi's NTR", controversial filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma was not allowed entry into Vijayawada by the city police after he threatened to address a press conference on the road. View More..

Who'll be responsible for cyclone damages: AP minister

Posted On : Apr 28,2019,    4:12 pm
Amaravati, April 28 (IANS) With the Election Commission (EC) barring Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu from holding review meetings, a senior cabinet minister on Sunday asked who will be responsible if cyclonic storm 'Fani' causes damage to the state. View More..

Lakshmi Parvathi, devotee-turned-second wife of NTR (Where Are They Now?)

Posted On : Apr 28,2019,    10:32 am
Hyderabad, April 28 (IANS) He was her first love. He was the king of Telugu silver screen and she was 16-year-old college girl. Like for many Telugus, N.T. Rama Rao was demigod for her. She penned a poem in 1980 describing him as a star in the sky who remains out of reach for someone standing on earth and longing for it. View More..

TRS celebrates 18th foundation day on subdued note

Posted On : Apr 27,2019,    4:32 pm
Hyderabad, April 27 (IANS) The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on Saturday celebrated its 18th foundation day on a subdued note in view of the model code of conduct for the Lok Sabha elections. View More..

Andhra CM threatens EC with legal action to recover cost overrun

Posted On : Apr 26,2019,    7:50 pm
Amaravati, April 26 (IANS) Angry over the Election Commission preventing him from holding review meetings on ongoing projects, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Friday indirectly threatened the poll body with legal action to recover cost overrun. View More..

After gruelling power battle, Naidu, Jagan chilling out

Posted On : Apr 26,2019,    6:20 pm
Amaravati, April 26 (IANS) With nearly a month to go for the election results, top politicians in Andhra Pradesh are headed to different tourism destinations for a much-needed break after weeks of gruelling campaigning under the sun and in dust. View More..

Creating political brand for superstars is a challenge: Experts

Posted On : Apr 26,2019,    2:58 pm
Chennai, April 26 (IANS) Creating a positive perception and a strong political brand even for a mass hero-politician is not an easy job, say brand and perception strategists. View More..

CBI summons TDP leader Y.S. Chowdary in bank fraud case

Posted On : Apr 25,2019,    7:42 pm
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The CBI has issued summons to former Union Minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader Y.S. Chowdary for questioning in connection with a multi-crore bank fraud case, officials said on Thursday. View More..

Telangana opposition seeks probe in Intermediate fiasco

Posted On : Apr 25,2019,    7:40 pm
Hyderabad, April 25 (IANS) Opposition parties in Telangana on Thursday urged Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan to order a probe by a judge of the High Court into alleged irregularities in declaration of the Intermediate exam results. View More..

Questions over EVMs after 10K glitches, EC swears by machines

Posted On : Apr 24,2019,    8:10 pm
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) In the midst of the election season, questions are being raised by various Opposition parties over the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) after about 10,000 of these machines malfunctioned at different places during the first three phases of Lok Sabha polls. View More..

2 more deaths take Telangana student suicide toll to 10

Posted On : Apr 24,2019,    6:36 pm
Hyderabad, April 24 (IANS) Two more intermediate students in Telangana on Wednesday committed suicide, taking the number to 10 since the results were declared last week, even as protests continued over the Telangana Board of Intermediate Education (TBIE) goof-ups. View More..

Political ad spend on Facebook picks up in April

Posted On : Apr 22,2019,    6:14 pm
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Political parties and their affiliates ramped up spending on social media ads ahead of the third phase of Lok Sabha elections, scheduled for Tuesday, show data released by Facebook Ad Library. View More..

Why EC restrictions only on Andhra, asks Naidu

Posted On : Apr 20,2019,    8:42 pm
Tirupati, April 20 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday took exception to the Election Commission imposing restrictions on his review meetings and wondered if the Model Code of Conduct applies only to Andhra Pradesh. View More..

Modi, Jagan greet Chandrababu on birthday

Posted On : Apr 20,2019,    6:58 pm
Amaravati, April 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy were among the leaders who greeted Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu who turned 69 on Saturday. View More..

I-T raids intensified in Andhra after poll announcement

Posted On : Apr 17,2019,    8:04 pm
Amaravati, April 17 (IANS) There have been a handful of Income Tax (I-T) raids on some TDP leaders since the announcement of Lok Sabha elections on March 10. View More..

Mamata backs Kanimozhi, accuses Modi of harassing opposition

Posted On : Apr 17,2019,    7:32 pm
Kandi (West Bengal), April 17 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday stood by DMK leader K. Kanimozhi whose residence was searched by the Income Tax officials a day ago and accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "harassing" all the opposition leaders. View More..

YSRCP asks Governor to intervene in Andhra polls

Posted On : Apr 16,2019,    4:26 pm
Hyderabad, April 16 (IANS) The YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) on Tuesday sought Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan's intervention to prevent rising attacks on YSRCP cadres and demand more security for the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) alleging that the law and order situation was deteriorating in Andhra Pradesh. View More..

EC has to clear doubts on EVMs, says Naidu

Posted On : Apr 15,2019,    7:00 pm
Amaravati, April 15 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Monday said the Election Commission has to clear people's doubts over the functioning of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and take all steps to bring transparency in the system. 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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