Apsara Reddy, the transgender woman, who had been in the ADMK, quit her membership and joined Congress in the presence of
Rahul Gandhi, the Congress leader. Apsara has been given a prominent post in the party, at once she joined the party. She has been appointed as Mahila Congress National Secretary. Apsara worked as a journalist and she had been a social activist too.
As the parliamentary elections are fast approaching, all the political parties had been getting ready to canvas the people with new ideologies. Apsara would give excellent support to Congress. In Tamilnadu, almost all the major opposition parties have joined together and formed an alliance against ADMK and BJP.