There are rumors for a long time that Former minister ganta srinivasa rao is leaving tdp and will join bjp very soon. A picture of Ganta with bjp National Secretary ram madhav is doing rounds in the social media aiding those rumors. Ganta recently bunked the Sand Deeksha of chandrababu naidu and is also not attending the party meetings.
Meanwhile, Ganta's Tweet on social media is adding to the speculations. niti aayog had adjudged andhra pradesh as the best-performing Large States between 2015-16 & 2016-17 of NITI Aayog's school education Quality Index. assam and uttar pradesh came in the next two positions.
Quoting the tweet of niti aayog, Ganta said, "Hard work never fails! Glad to see that our hard work paid off! Well-deserved results, indeed. I thank the education department Secretaries, HODs, all officers, and teachers for their support and cooperation! (sic)". Ganta did not give any credit to Chandrababu and tdp, unlike the other tdp leaders who tweeted about the achievement. This indicates that Ganta is leaving the party. Ganta is the HRD minister in TDP. As of now, Ganta's twitter Header still has a picture with chandrababu naidu with the logos of tdp and NTR.