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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.....

Telugu desam party News

TRS denies tickets to three outgoing MPs

Posted On : Mar 21,2019,    11:22 pm
Hyderabad, March 21 (IANS) The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on Thursday announced candidates for all 17 Lok Sabha constituencies in Telangana, denying tickets to three outgoing MPs including its leader in Lok Sabha, A.P. Jithender Reddy. View More..

Purandeswari to be BJP candidate from Vizag LS seat

Posted On : Mar 21,2019,    10:56 pm
Amaravati, March 21 (IANS) Former Union Minister Daggubati Purandeswari will be the BJP candidate from Visakhapatnam Lok Sabha constituency as the party decided not to field outgoing MP K. Haribabu from here. View More..

TRS hits century as 9th Congress MLA defects

Posted On : Mar 20,2019,    3:46 pm
Hyderabad, March 20 (IANS) The ruling TRS' tally in the Telangana Assembly reached 100 on Wednesday as another MLA of the main opposition Congress party switched loyalty. View More..

Pawan Kalyan's brother Naga Babu to fight LS polls

Posted On : Mar 20,2019,    3:02 pm
Amaravati, March 20 (IANS) Actor and Jana Sena leader Pawan Kalyan's brother Naga Babu on Wednesday joined the party and was immediately named the party candidate for the Narsapuram Lok Sabha constituency in Andhra Pradesh. View More..

Naidu's son Lokesh faces acid test to prove himself

Posted On : Mar 19,2019,    4:10 pm
Amaravati, March 19 (IANS) At a time when Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and TDP president N. Chandrababu Naidu is facing perhaps the toughest challenge of his political career, his son Nara Lokesh is set to make his electoral debut. View More..

Focus on Andhra: Prashant Kishor to CM Naidu

Posted On : Mar 19,2019,    3:24 pm
Patna, March 19 (IANS) Janata Dal-United (JD-U) national Vice President Prashant Kishor on Tuesday slammed Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu for his prejudice against people of Bihar, and asked him to focus on his job at hand. View More..

Telangana leader Nageswara Rao quits TDP

Posted On : Mar 19,2019,    2:28 pm
Hyderabad, March 19 (IANS) In a major blow to the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in Telangana, its senior leader and former MP Nama Nageswara Rao resigned from the party on Tuesday. View More..

RGV postpones 'Lakshmi's NTR' release to March 29

Posted On : Mar 19,2019,    12:20 pm
Hyderabad, March 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma has postponed the release of his controversial movie "Lakshmi's NTR" to March 29. View More..

TDP announces candidates for 25 LS seats in Andhra

Posted On : Mar 19,2019,    9:32 am
Amaravati, March 19 (IANS) The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Tuesday announced its candidates for all the 25 Lok Sabha seats in Andhra Pradesh for the coming general elections. View More..

BJP announces first list of candidates for Andhra

Posted On : Mar 17,2019,    7:40 pm
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) The BJP on Sunday announced its first list of 123 candidates for the Assembly elections in Andhra Pradesh where the polls are due on April 11. View More..

RGV to move court on CBFC 'pre-censoring' his film

Posted On : Mar 17,2019,    5:40 pm
Hyderabad, March 17 (IANS) Filmmaker Ram Gopal Verma is planning to move court against the Central Board of Film Certification after it refused to accept his application to watch the movie 'Lakshmi's NTR' for approval citing the election model code of conduct (MCC). View More..

Vivekananda's murder heats up Andhra politics

Posted On : Mar 16,2019,    4:30 pm
Amaravati, March 16 (IANS) What was initially thought to be a natural death has turned out to be a sensational murder case with wide political ramifications in view of next month's elections in Andhra Pradesh. View More..

Slain YSR Congress leader Vivekananda Reddy buried

Posted On : Mar 16,2019,    12:50 pm
Kadapa (Andhra Pradesh), March 16 (IANS) YSR Congress party leader and former state Minister Y.S. Vivekananda Reddy, who was found murdered on Friday, was buried on Saturday. View More..

TDP candidate injured as cop opens fire to save him

Posted On : Mar 16,2019,    12:36 pm
Kurnool (Andhra Pradesh), March 16 (IANS) A TDP candidate and a policeman were injured accidentally when his security guard fired in the air in Andhra Pradesh's Kaggallu village on Saturday to disperse YSRCP activists allegedly attacking him, police said. View More..

Evidence wiped out from Vivekananda's house: Naidu

Posted On : Mar 15,2019,    11:34 pm
Amaravati, March 15 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu Friday alleged that evidence was wiped out in the murder of YSR Congress leader Y.S. Vivekananda Reddy. View More..

Jagan demands CBI probe into uncle's murder

Posted On : Mar 15,2019,    10:02 pm
Kadapa (Andhra Pradesh), March 15 (IANS) YSR Congress Party president Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy on Friday demanded a CBI probe into the "murder" of party leader and his uncle Y. S. Vivekananda Reddy. View More..

SC seeks EC response to opposition plea on EVMs

Posted On : Mar 15,2019,    8:48 pm
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday sought the Election Commission's response on a plea by 21 opposition parties seeking audit of at least 50 per cent of EVMs with corresponding Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trails (VVPATs). View More..

Congress demoralised after losing 6 MLAs to TRS

Posted On : Mar 15,2019,    6:12 pm
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) With six MLAs crossing over to the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) in the last 15 days, the opposition Congress party in Telangana looks demoralised ahead of next month's Lok Sabha elections. View More..

TDP leaders opt out of race to make way for successors (Dangal 2019)

Posted On : Mar 15,2019,    1:40 pm
Amaravati, March 15 (IANS) The younger generation is all set to take up the mantle in Andhra Pradesh politics as ministers and senior leaders of ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP) have opted out of electoral race to make way for their political successors. View More..

Jana Sena announces first list of candidates

Posted On : Mar 14,2019,    11:48 am
Amaravati, March 14 (IANS) Actor Pawan Kalyan's Jana Sena, which is making its debut in electoral politics of Andhra Pradesh, on Thursday announced its first list of candidates for the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections. 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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