Andhra Pradesh's Jana Sena party chief Pawan Kalyan raps BJP, TDP for ‘going back’ on poll promises

The Tollywood star started his yatra by participating in DCIL employees’ and workers’ agitation against the disinvestment decision.

Published: 07th December 2017 02:19 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th December 2017 11:37 AM   |  A+A-

Pawan Kalyan with Dredging Corporation employees during their hunger strike in Vizag on Wednesday. With him are kin of Venkatesh, who committed suicide after the Centre announced divestment in the corporation | Express

By Express News Service

VISAKHAPATNAM: Actor-turned-politician Pawan Kalyan, who was in Visakhapatnam for his ‘Chalore Chalore Chal’ yatra, lambasted the BJP government at the Centre as well as the TDP government in the state for ‘not fulfilling’ their poll promises.   Miffed with the two parties, he said, “I don’t care about anybody and nobody can scare me with warnings. BJP and TDP leaders are intentionally ignoring their poll promises. It is not good on their part. They are well aware of their wrongs and rights. If you forget your promises and the people lose their patience, it will definitely come as a jolt for you.”

Pawan, who is the Jana Sena party chief, showed a copy of his letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on why disinvestment of Dredging Corporation of India (DCIL) is a bad idea.“So many people asked me why I supported the TDP-BJP coalition in the last elections. Somebody told me that Chandrababu is not at all a friend and is using my glamour for his political gains. I also have no choice as I am new to politics. But now, I have lost my patience and won’t spare anyone who causes harm to the people,” he added.

He further said, “Some leaders from YSRC said to me that because of your support YSRC lost the elections. YS Rajasekhar Reddy had done so many good things and even he went wrong somewhere. I do not have any personal grudge against the YSRC. I thought that Modi and Naidu were the best choice. But as things stand today, I will fight the next elections without going into any alliance.”

The Tollywood star started his yatra by participating in DCIL employees’ and workers’ agitation against the disinvestment decision of the Central government at the Seahorse Junction. Here, he called upon opposition parties such as the YSRC, CPM and CPI to come to one platform to demand a solution for people’s issues. 

During his speech at the DCIL agitation camp and at the party workers’ meet, Pawan shared his memories, agony, anger and the philosophy of his party with his fans and party workers. “Since 2007, I am working on active politics silently. I read many books, interacted with intellectuals and understood real politics. I have been inspired by stalwarts like Mahatma Gandhi, Lal Bahadur Shastri, Sardar Patel, Jawaharlal Nehru, Jayaprakash Narayan and BR Ambedkar. He was bullish and said that his party will definitely become big one day.   

When his fans kept shouting, “CM,CM, CM Kalyan”, the Jana Sena chief said this was not funny and asked them to stop 
He told his fans that power was nothing to him than responsibility towards the people 
He said that he wants to make the Jana Sena Party a model party for the nation. His party men should contribute to the society without expecting anything, he added

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