Jogu Ramanna is an MLA from Adilabad Assembly Constituency of Andhra Pradesh. He originally belongs to Telugu Desam Party and joined Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on 10th October 2011. He was born in Adilabad and belongs to Munuru Kapu community. Jogu Ramanna He raised a dissent voice against TDP Leadership and Chandra Babu Naidu for party's indifference towards Telangana issue. Ramanna initially has joined Nagam Janardhan Reddy camp and later joined in TRS. It is believed that Pocharam Srinivasa Reddy pursued him to join in TRS.
It was a major setback to TDP in Adilabad district, which is a strong bastion of the party for a long time. The TDP has four MLAs from Adilabad district. But the recent exodus of TDP MLAs and cadre from TDP to TRS has a cause of concern for the future of the TDP in the district. First it was the turn of Pocharam Srinivasa Reddy of Banswada Constituency and later, Kamareddy MLA Gampa Govardhan and freshly the turn of Adilabad MLA Jogu Ramanna to join hands with TRS.
Jogu Ramanna has joined the TRS for a secured political future in the coming Assembly election in 2014 and criticised Chandrababu Naidu of TDP for his two eye theory on the mucnh contentious Telangana issue. Ramanna leaving the TDP would be a blow to the TDP in the 2014 Assembly elections. The party is feeling heat of the TRS and yet unable to contain the migration of the leaders and cadre. We have to wait and watch the impact of Chandra Babu Naidu's recent Rythu Poru Baata on the morale of the party in the district.