BJP president Amit Shah today appointed Kanna Lakshmi Narayana as Andhra Pradesh state BJP party president. Kanna left Congress party to join BJP in 2014. Somu Veerraju has been appointed teh state convener of the election management committee. Kanna served as a minister in Congress government. He’s a popular leader among Kapu community. This can be seen as a counter to TDP which has snapped ties with BJP in view of special category status.