Battle for 2018 Assembly polls: Actor Upendra begins ‘Prajakarana’

Bengaluru, August 12:- Kannada actor and director Upendra on Saturday announced that he will come up with ‘Prajakiya’ (people-centric democracy) which will be free of corruption.

Upendra who always hinted at his political entry, on Saturday confirmed that he will start his political journey with a new formula of ‘people-centric democracy.’ He shared an audio clip with the media persons where he explained why he decided to take the plunge into politics.

Following this, today he called a press meet at his ‘Ruppis’ Resort in Bengaluru to share more information on his new venture to politics.


Addressing the media persons, Upendra who wore a ‘Khaki’ shirt (depicting himself as a Karmika) said “Corruption in any political party begins when they take money from individuals to contest elections. We should come out with the concept of party funds.  We don’t need Rajakiya (politics), but Prajakiya (people-centric democracy). We have to be honest right from the beginning of our efforts to make our dreams in politics come true.”

Upendra did not formally announce the name of his new political party, but gave hint of announcing the party name, symbol and other details soon. He also invited interested people to mail details about themselves and also methodologies that can bring in change in their surroundings and neighbourhoods which will be a test to know the knowledge of the candidates about the constituency.

Meanwhile, Upendra is also expected to meet Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah who is in Bengaluru on a three-day visit.


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