Senior TDP leader and former chairman of the AP SC ST Commission Karem Sivaji surprised everyone by announcing his resignation to the yellow party. He switched loyalties to the ruling YCP.
The leader took the YCP oath in the presence of YS Jagan in Tadepalligudem camp office. YS Jagan cordially invited him into the party and will rumouredly give him an important role.
Karem Sivaji was made the Chairman of the SC ST commission because of his good following in the backward communities. But he resigned his post to eventually join in the YS Jagan cadre.