Kakinada: A vote for Jana Sena will fetch a voter a free glass tumbler. To take the Glass Tumbler to the hearts and minds of the people during elections, the Jana Sena leaders are buying up glass tumblers on a large scale and distributing it to the people in novel ways. According to one estimate, nearly 8 lakh to 10 lakh glass tumblers have been distributed in Andhra Pradesh state so far and the glass manufacturing companies are getting more orders from the leaders.
As elections approach, the political parties and leaders are adopting novel ways to woo the electorate. The Election Commission has allotted the symbol of Glass Tumbler to Jana Sena.
The party cadre and leaders are buying up glass tumblers on a large scale and distributing them among the people, along with a photo of Power Star and Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan, and they are telling the voters that Glass Tumbler is their symbol and they should vote for it. Therefore, there has been suddenly a great demand for glass tumblers and a new business avenue has opened up to the sellers of glass tumblers.
The Jana Sena leaders said that there is nothing unethical about the practice and they are only giving the glass to the voters to popularise their symbol and the value of the glass tumbler which is so cheap but can’t be considered as an inducement to the voters. In any case, the election code has not come into effect and therefore, the Jana Sena leaders has intensified their campaign by distributing glass tumblers.
It is estimated that in East Godavari District itself, more than a lakh glass tumblers have been already distributed and in 13 districts, nearly more than a million glass tumblers may be distributed.
At Kakinada, a Jana Sena leader Kadali Eswari herself gave an order of 1 lakh glasses, exclusively for Kakinada Rural Constituency and distributed more than 20,000 glasses along with tea in Kakinada Rural Mandal. She said that she would campaign for Jana Sena among the people and the party has received good response from the people.
Jana Sena Kakinada Parliamentary Committee Vice President Devu Madhu Veeresh said that the symbol Glass Tumbler campaign is being held in entire state to take the symbol to the door steps of the electorate. He said that in all hotels, restaurants and also tea stalls, the Jana Sena cadre has been voluntarily campaigning the symbol.
Jana Sena Appoints Parliament Committees
Jana Sena has been appointing Parliament-level Committees by balancing caste equations. The party has been giving importance to leaders who are clinging to the party since its inception and they are being appointed in the meetings.
According to sources, the committees would prepare an agenda by focusing local problems, issues and send it to the State Party Committee. Finally, Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan will decide the agenda and after his approval, the Committee would take it to the people.
Jana Sena Kakinada Parliament Committee organising secretary Makineedi Seshuk-umari said that Pawan Kalyan was firm on bringing a good change in politics by sorting out the issues permanently and all the party leaders and cadre are abiding by his decisions.
Seshukumari, who was elected as Kakinada Municipal Corporator on behalf of Telugu Desam, later joined in Jana Sena. She said that the party would meet and cater the needs of the people, by bringing in political reforms.
Jana Sena leader D. Madhu Veeresh said that the party would send guidelines and an action plan to all the Committees soon and the cadre are enthusiastic to do work for Pawan Kalyan and the party