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Pawan Kalyan is a Tollywood film actor and a politician. He is the founder of 'Jana Sena' political party.
Pawan Kalyan is known for his strong beliefs towards social issues. His social thoughts and actions are fondly referred to as 'Pawanism' by his fans.
Pawan Kalyan has campaigned for his brother Chiranjeevi when the later Praja Rajyam Party before the 2009 elections. After Praja Rajyam was merged with Congress Party, Pawan Kalyan was merged with Congress party, Pawan Kalyan stayed away from active politics. He was said to be unhappy with his brother Chiranjeevi's decision to merge Praja Rajyam Party with Congress.
Launch of Party
In 2014, Pawan Kalyan has announced that he would launch a political party 'Jana Sena'. The decision to launch his own political outfit while his brother enjoys a Union Minister post and being a president of Seemandhra Congress campaigning committee didn't go well with Chiranjeevi.
Pawan Kalyan has made a formal announcement of the launch of party on March 14, 2014. The launch of his political party was organized at a HICC convention centre in Madhapur, Hyderabad, where Pawan Kalyan addressed his fans and supporters for about 2 hours. He wore a simple brown Kurta and white pyjama and sported a beard. About 3000 people and a media contingent have been invited for the announcement of Pawan Kalyan. The Tollywood actor will also unveil the symbol and flag of party along with detailing the agenda.
A 40 feet by 16 feet LED screen was erected at the venue and strict instructions to invitees were given including that the media be present a full half hour before the arrival of Pawan Kalyan at 6 pm. His fans have set up several screens across the State that will beam the address of Pawan Kalyan.
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Highlights of Pawan Kalyan Speech
- Jana Sena may not contest the 2014 Lok Sabha and Assembly elections as it is still in the building phase.
- Pawan Kalyan said that posts of MLA, MP, Minister of Chief Minister does not matter to him at all.
- Jana Sena is anti-Congress. It's goal is to defeat Congress in both Seemandhra and Telangana states. Kalyan said that he is sick and tired of Congress which is responsible for today's plight of the Telugus and for endangering the security and integrity of the country by dividing the state without any norms.
- Pawan Kalyan said that he is willing to join forces with any party to ensure defeat of Congress.
- Kalyan said that he respects his brother Chiranjeevi and loves him. He clarified that he had to go against his brother due to Congress party's action of dividing the state without following any norms.
- Kalyan said that he is not going to spare anyone, however high they may be placed.
- Pawan Kalyan said that he is an Indian and doesn't have a caste or religion.
- He asked Telangana Jagruti forum leader Kavitha to reveal the accounts of donations received before she asks him to tender an apology to Telangana people.
- Pawan Kalyan concluded the speech saying 'Congress hatao, desh bachao'
'Youth for the Nation and Fight for the Nation'
Jana Sena party is organizing a mega meeting on March 27 in Visakhapatnam christened as 'Youth for the Nation and Fight for the Nation'.
In a statement, the party issued on Sunday said that Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan will launch 'ISM' book. The statement said that they expect nearly six lakh people.
The party conducted a bike rally from Monday across the State to take the ideology of the party to the people.
In his first public meeting after launching Jana Sena party, Pawan Kalyan continued his attack on Congress party. Pawan Kalyan said that he would support Narendra Modi as prime minister of the country unconditionally. He urged the people to vote for candidates who can rebuild Seemandhra. Concluding his speech, Pawan Kalyan said that though he identified candidates to the contest the 2014 elections, he decided against it to ensure votes against Congress are not split. Mar 27, 2014
Pawan Kalyan offered his support to Bharatiya Janata Party and Telugu Desam Party in the 2014 elections. He addressed public meetings in Telangana and shared dais with BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu.
He campaigned for NDA candidates in the 2014 elections.
- April 25th - Serlingampally, Kukatpally, Sanathnagar and Secunderabad
- April 26th - Siricilla, Husnabad, Palakurthy
- April 27th - LB Nagar, Amberpet, Khairathabad, Ibrahimpatnam
- April 28th - Nalgonda, Bhuvanagiri and Mahabubabad
Pawan Kalyan along with BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu addressed public meetings at Madanapalli, Chittoor and Visakhapatnam. May 1, 2014
Pawan Kalyan will canvass for TDP and BJP candidates at a public meeting on Ananda Bharati grounds on Cinema Road in Kakinada. Former minister and TDP Kakinada Lok Sabha nominee Thota Narsimham will be present. May 2, 2014
Pawan Kalyan said division of State was taken up by former Chief Minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy and is supported by his son Jagan Mohan Reddy. He refused to blame Union Minister and his brother Chiranjeevi as the reason for the bifurcation of the State. He lashed out at Jagan for failing to protect the self-respect of Seemandhra people. Pawan Kalyan addressed a public meeting at Subramanya Grounds in Rajahmundry. May 2, 2014
Pawan Kalyan campaigned in Vizianagaram district, the home turf of former PCC chief and Minister Botcha Satyanarayana. Pawan Kalyan blamed Jagan Mohan Reddy for the bifurcation of the State and said that former CM Rajasekhara Reddy and his family had grabbed lands in Telangana that led to adding fuel to the Telangana agitation. Jagan with the sole intention of becoming Chief Minister has led to the division of the State. Pawan Kalyan also lashed out at Botcha Satyanarayana saying that the former Minister led to curfew in Vizianagaram during the Samaikyandhra agitation. May 3, 2014
Pawan Kalyan visits villages in Guntur to interact with farmers. Addressing a gathering, Pawan Kalyan urged the government not to invoke Land Acquisition Act for the purpose of building capital city. Aug 23, 2015
Invited to capital foundation stone laying ceremonyMinisters Ch Ayyanna Patrudu and Kamineni Srinivasa Rao personally invited Pawan Kalyan to attend the foundation stone laying ceremony of capital Amaravati on 22 October 2015. The Ministers drove to Ramanaidu studios at Nanakramguda where Pawan Kalyan was shooting for his upcoming movie. The Ministers informed Pawan Kalyan that the Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu asked them to personally inform the actor that his presence would give a lot of encouragement. Pawan said that he would away for shooting in Gujarat at that time, but would make it to the ceremony if he is around. An ugly incident marred the meeting as a supporter of Pawan Kalyan roughed up a TV journalist. Pawan had to meet the journalist and said he would take action against the erring person. Oct 17, 2015
Pawan Kalyan in News
Andhra Pradesh News on August 21, 2015
Andhra Pradesh News and Headlines on August, 21, 2015
Pawan Kalyan launches counter attack on Seemandhra MPs
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Pawan Kalyan trains guns on Seemandhra MPs
‘I will be happy to go to jail and courts’, says Pawan
Pawan Kalyan not in favour of Section 8
He dealt with phone tapping and note-for-vote scam
Cash-for-vote scam – Pawan Kalyan to respond
Jana Sena chief tweets on Section 8 and Cash-for-vote scam
Andhra Pradesh News on June 26, 2015
Andhra Pradesh News and Headlines on June 25, 2015
Chandrababu Naidu oath taking ceremony
Chandrababu Naidu and his cabinet of ministers to take oath
Jana Sena chief invited to NDA meet
Pawan Kalyan invited for NDA meet in New Delhi
Modi wave has no effect in Rayalaseema
YSR Congress reigns in Rayalaseema
TDP-BJP alliance stops YSR Congress from coming to power
YSR Congress limited to 67 seats, while Congress is decimated in Andhra Pradesh
TDP chief confident of winning 120-130 Assembly and 20-22 MP seats
Nara Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday claimed that the party would win in between 120-130 Assembly and 20-22 Lok Sabha seats in Seemandhra in the just concluded elections
Andhra Pradesh News on May 5, 2014
Andhra Pradesh News and Headlines on May 5, 2014
TDP proposes two Deputy Chief Ministers in the new State - one each from BCs and Kapus
Telugu Desam Party,Chief Minister,BC,Kapu,Deputy Chief Ministers
Andhra Pradesh News on May 4, 2014
Andhra Pradesh News and Headlines on May 4, 2014
"TDP's victory is Jana Sena victory", says Pawan Kalyan
Pawan Kalyan said the victory of Telugu Desam Party is the victory of Jana Sena
Andhra Pradesh News on May 3, 2014
Andhra Pradesh News and Headlines on May 3, 2014
'YSRC Hatao - Seemandhra Bachao' says Jana Sena founder Pawan Kalyan
Jana Sena founder and cine actor Pawan Kalyan addressing a public meeting along with Modi and Chandrababu Naidu gave a call to the people giving a new slogan ' YSRC Hatao - Seemandhra Bachao'
Andhra Pradesh News on May 2, 2014
Andhra Pradesh News and Headlines on May 2, 2014
Pawan Kalyan lashes out at Jagan Mohan Reddy
Pawan Kalyan addressed public meeting at Madanapalli along with Narendra Modi and Chandrababu Naidu
Security beefed up at Narendra Modi meeting venues
State police beefed up the security at the venues of the meetings being addressed by BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi
Andhra Pradesh News on April 29, 2014
Andhra Pradesh News and Headlines on April 29, 2014
Narendra Modi to address his first public meeting at Tirupati in Seemandhra
Modi will address public meetings with Chandrababu Naidu and Pawan Kalyan in Seemandhra
Narendra Modi to take up whirlwind tour in Seemandhra
Narendra Modi and Chandrababu Naidu to address public meetings on April 30 and May 1
Andhra Pradesh News on April 25, 2014
Andhra Pradesh News and Headlines on April 25, 2014
Junior NTR to address press on Thursday
Junior NTR has decided to address the press on Thursday to explain keeping distance from TDP camapign
Jana Sena founder Pawan Kalyan gives slip to Lok Satta chief Jayaprakash Narayan
TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu meet Pawan Kalyan and requested for his support