The Bharathiya Janatha Party has already initiated operation Akarsh in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
The saffron party is getting in touch with various senior leaders in Congress and TDP in the Telugu states and asking them to switch loyalties.
BJP is witnessing good support from North Indian states and the party is now focussing on building a solid base in South India.
BJP is already a strong force in Karnataka. This was proven in the recently held Lok Sabha elections. So, their main focus is now on Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Building booth-level cadre is of priority for BJP now.
Amit Shah himself is overseeing the party operations in the twin Telugu states and pretty much sums up the situation.
We can expect more prominent leaders to join BJP in the days to come.