Kadapa: A good number of Muslims have joined the BJP from Rayachoty assembly constituency in the presence of party state president Haribabu and other leaders at Rajampeta, sources said here on Thursday.
The constituency has more than 50,000 Muslim voters.
A former TDP leader and a business man joined the BJP with about two hundred supporters and also opened a party office at Rayachoty.
He said that Muslims should join BJP and work for the betterment of the community and the nation.
A beedi factory owner Hasan Basha and his supporters also joined the party, besides former YSR Congress leader Srinivasa Raju who joined the party with his supporters.