PAWAN KALYAN: “Shah had asked me to merge the Jana Sena with BJP….”
Actor and Jana Sena party chief Pawan Kalyan on Saturday claimed that he had rejected the BJP president Amit Shah’s proposal to merge his party with the lotus soon after the 2014 elections. As the logo says that “Youth of the nation fight for the Nation” he set up the party to fight for the nation and not to involve in ‘opportunistic politics’ pursued by some of the parties.
Pawan had campaigned for the TDP-BJP combine across Andhra Pradesh in the 2014 polls along with Narendra Modi and Chandra Babu Naidu. During the party meet in Ongole this Saturday, he addressed his party-men saying “Amit Shah had asked me to merge Jana Sena with BJP which I refused to do. Why would I launch a party if I am interested in joining the BJP? Jana Sena was floated to question those in power on people’s issues.”
Meanwhile, Pawan’s whirlwind tour made sure that CBN and Jagan should take certain precautions. All their efforts of neutralizing the PAWAN effect in the next elections by luring Reddy MLA’s and announcing a 5% reservation for KAPU’s came to naught in one single visit of Pawan to make as a veteran as CBN grope in the dark for strategy. The party members are expecting 30% of CBN and 30% of Jagan’s votes to take a cliffhanger of the election in 2019.