Ahead of next year’s assembly elections in Andhra Pradesh, Tollywood actor and Jana Sena party president Pawan Kalyan on Tuesday sought blessings for his party’s efforts to establish a presence in the state by visiting temples.
According to a Jana Sena Party leader, Pawan will visit at least 32 Lord Narasimha Swamy temples in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, in the so-called “Anushtap Narasimha Yatra” starting from Dharmapuri and Nampally in Karimnagar district. will “He will cover all 32 temples in the next few months. He believes that this yatra will give him the strength to win the next elections with a good majority,” the party leader said.
On Tuesday, Kalyan offered special prayers at the Lord Hanuman temple in Kondagtu in Telangana’s Jagitial district, which he believes is a good place to start any activity. “This place has given me a new lease of life and I always take it as a great omen,” he told reporters after the visit.
The Jana Sena chief narrowly escaped a major accident in Kondagto, when a live wire fell on his car during the 2009 assembly elections in joint Andhra Pradesh while he was part of the Praja Rajyam Party, formed by his brother Chiranjeevi. was
At the Kondagtu temple, Kalyan performed a special pooja for his newly acquired vehicle “Varahi”, which he will use for his upcoming election campaign. The temple priests forced the actor to perform Sankalpa Siddhi Puja.
Unconfirmed reports said that the Jana Sena chief is also considering participating in the “Raja Shyamala Yagam” to be held in West Godavari’s Bhimavaram in late January. The yagam, a special hoon aimed at securing power, was earlier performed by YSR Congress Party president and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy and his Telangana counterpart Chandrasekhar Rao.
Pawan Kalyan told reporters in Kondagto that his party is ready to forge new alliances, but he will talk about them before the next assembly elections in Andhra Pradesh.
“Currently, we have an alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party. My aim is to see that there is no division in the opposition vote. If the BJP comes with us, we will fight together. Otherwise, we have our own plans. Will,” he said. Earlier, Kalyan held talks with Telugu Desam Party chief N Chandrababu Naidu.