Jana Sena Party
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Jana Sena or Jana Sena Party is a political party based in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, founded by actor-turned-politician, Pawan Kalyan, on 14 March 2014. Jana Sena means Peoples Army in Telugu. The motto of the party is to Fight for the Rights of each and every Common Person.
|Abbreviation||Jana Sena Party|
|Founded||14 March 2014|
|Headquarters||Plot No. 12, Road No. 72, Prashasan Nagar, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana, India-500033|
|Political position||Centre-left to left-wing|
|Colours||Red & white|
|ECI Status||State Party|
|National convener||Pawan Kalyan|
|Seats in Lok Sabha||0|
|Seats in Rajya Sabha||0|
|Seats in Andhra Pradesh|
|Seats in Telangana|
Creation of the new partyEdit
On March 10, 2014, Pawan Kalyan submitted an application to register the party name. Pawan Kalyan formally launched the party at Hyderabad Information Technology and Engineering Consultancy City, Madhapur, Hyderabad on March 14, 2014. The party was approved by the election commission on December 11, 2014 and will contest the local body elections in Andhra Pradesh in 2019. Pawan Kalyan campaigned for the TDP and BJP at the beginning of 2014 general election.
On February 21, 2017, Pawan Kalyan announced that he would start a website on March 14, 2017 on the occasion of Jana Sena Party's anniversary to receive people's recommendations for party manifesto in 2019 general election.
Jana Sena Party Chief Pawan Kalyan opposed the central government's move to privatize Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) on a golden platter. Pawan Kalyan led a protest march to commemorate farmers who committed suicides or migrated from the drought-prone regions of Rayalaseema. Pawan Kalyan opposed the Telugu Desam Party Government's decision on land pooling . Pawan Kalyan conducted a march on the historical Dowleswaram Barrage, Rajahmundry demanding Political Accountability.Jana Sena Party Chief exposed the alleged unchecked mining in the reserve forest area at Vanthada Village of Prathipadu, East Godavari district. The prime objective of Jana Sena Party is to usher in equal power to all social groups of people.
Jana Sena party chief Pawan Kalyan contested from two seats - Gajuwaka and Bhimavaram in the 2019 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election. The party chief lost both the seats. The party was able to get 7% vote share approximately.
|Year||Election||Seats Won||Seats Contested|
|2019||Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election, 2019||1||175|
|Year||Election||Seats Won||Seats Contested|
|2019||Indian general election, 2019||00||42|
Jana Sena Party Chief Pawan Kalyan released their 2019 election manifesto at the Rajahmundry public meeting. Jana Sena has declared a war on unemployment and corruption, as well as the safety of women.
- Irrigation support fund of ₹8000 per acre to every farmer's family.
- Dokka Seethamma canteen, which provides free food for students.
- ₹5,000 pension for small marginal farmers/tenants above 60 years of age and free solar pump-sets for all farmers.
- Arts and Science college at every Mandal level.
- ₹10 lakh free health insurance, mobile diagnostic center's at every Mandal's.
- ₹10,000 financial support at 25 paisa interest to small businesses.
- Implementation of Sachar Committee recommendations.
- Free Education from LKG to PG.
- Free LPG gas cylinders for housewives.
- Financial support for fishermen during the non-fishing season.
- High court bench in Rayalaseema.
- Chief minister(CM) to be brought under LokAyukta.
- 33% reservations for women in the state legislature and establishment of Mahila banks in all districts.
- Ten lakh Jobs every year.
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