Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has replaced Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for the Rajya Sabha quota to TDP's alliance partner BJP from Andhra Pradesh. Soon after filing his nomination for Rajya Sabha at the Assembly in Hyderabad, Suresh Prabhu claimed happiness over going to the Upper House with the support of AP MLAs. He described AP as a Great & Dynamic State. He also opined that Telugu state has been developing at a fast pace under the efficient leadership of Chandrababu Naidu.
The Union Minister felt AP is gonna play a crucial role in the development of the country. He is hopeful of all-round development in state with the support extended by the Centre. Lastly, He thanked AP Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu for the opportunity. Suresh Prabhu is one of the best performing Union Ministers in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet. So, Naming him as TDP's Rajya Sabha nominee earned unanimous acceptance.