Prakash Raj alleged that there were several discrepancies in the election and opined that the counting was not held in a fair manner.
Prakash Raj lost to actor-producer Manchu Vishnu in a bitterly contested election and then announced on Monday that he was quitting the MAA.
The elections, held once every two years, have been the source of much bitterness this year, with the two factions, one led by veteran actor Prakash Raj and the other led by actor Vishnu Manchu.
Prakash Raj speaks to us about the importance of having an opinion in a democracy, the role celebs play in shaping public opinion and the need for change. Excerpts: