YS Sharmila, founder of YSR Telangana Party, joined the Congress party on Thursday. She had arrived in the national capital late on Wednesday.
Videos shared on X showed Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge and Rahul Gandhi present at the event.
After her arrival at the Delhi airport, when reporters asked Sharmila if she was joining the Congress, she said, “Yes, looks like it,” when she arrived .
Sharmila had said that she and other leaders would meet with Rahul Gandhi and Mallikarjun Kharge, the president of the All India Congress, and make a “crucial” declaration in Delhi on Tuesday after chairing her party conference in Hyderabad.
Sharmila is the younger sister of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy and the daughter of the late YS Rajasekhara Reddy, the former chief minister of undivided Andhra Pradesh.