• Bharatiya Janata Party's district wide membership preparatory meeting will be held on Thursday at the Pinda Venkata Srinivasa Kalyana Mandapam in Kakinada, said party municipal president Chitnadi Srinivasu. The chief guest of the event was Union Women's Morcha leader, former minister Daggubati Purandeshwari and MLC Somu Veeraraju. He said the party would discuss the terms and conditions of the party membership in the coming days.