Vijayawada, Aug 28: Former Andhra Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) N Sambasiva Rao on Tuesday met the Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu at his residence Undavalli.
It is triggered speculation that he would join the politics after he met with CM Chandrababu and YSRCP chief YS Jagan.
While YSRCP leaders continued to maintain that he had evinced interest in joining the party, the retired IPS officer is yet to officially confirm the same, stating that it was just a courtesy call.
In a statement, the YSRCP said that if Rao joined, he would be the latest in a long line of civil servants who have joined the party after retiring from their posts, including Dr. Narashimhan, who served as the Joint Commissioner with the Commercial Taxes department under the Regional Vigilance & Enforcement wing.
Others who joined the party included retired IG Shaik Mohammed Iqbal and Susheel Kumar, a retired Superintendent besides Prembabu, another senior IPS officer who had retired.
It is also interesting to note that it was Sambasiva Rao, who granted permission to the YSRCP President for his scheduled walkathon, which was launched at Idupulapaya in Kadapa district on November 6, last year.
However, He clarified that He was just casually met the leaders CM Naidu and YS Jagan and thrashed the rumors on his Political Entry and he will not join in any political party, told to media.