Sanchaita Gajapathi Raju, niece of senior TDP leader from Vijayanagaram, Ashok Gajapathi Raju has joined BJP. This development seems to have surprised many in the political circles as the Gajapathi Family has been loyal to Telugu Desam Party.
Sanchaita joined the party in the presence of BJPâ€™s state president Kanna Lakshminarayana, Kambhampati Haribabu and Daggubati Purandeswari. Sanchaita is the daughter of former TDP leader Anand Gajapathi Raju and Uma Gajapathi Raju.
She is also the founder of an NGO called Social Awareness Newer Alternatives (SANA) that works on sanitation in rural India. She is also the winner of Google Impact Award and has been a popular figure fighting on sanitation-related issues across the world.