Andhra Pradesh assembly speaker Tammineni Sitaram admitted that he was involved in the sin that he had committed while in Telugu Desam Party. Tammineni Sitaram added the he was a participant in the sin of denigrating NTR. He said that he was 15 years away from power and regrets the injustice done to Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao.
Recalling the incident of denying TDP Founder NTR to speak in the assembly, Tammineni Sitaram said, "I got elected to the assembly 6 times and I was also part of the dishonor that had been done to Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao. I paid the price for it and stayed out of power for nearly 15 years." Tammineni confessed that he had not allowed Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao to speak in the House, which cost him 15 years to be away from the power.