VIJAYAWADA: Terming Pawan Kalyan as a politician missing ethical uprightness, Fisheries and Animal Husbandry Minister Seediri Appalaraju stated on Friday that the Jana Sena chief has been performing as per the Telugu Desam script.
Addressing the media, the minister stated Pawan Kalyan was a pawn within the arms of TD chief Chandrababu Naidu and making baseless and derogatory feedback towards the YSRC authorities and chief minister Jagan Reddy. He challenged Pawan, Naidu and others to go along with him to view the progress of the fishing harbours at Juvvaladinne, Nizampatnam, Machilipatnam and Uppada.
He requested why PK started speaking concerning the backwardness of North Andhra solely after 2019, and never when his ally Telugu Desam was in energy.
Referring to PK’s allegations vis-a-vis the migration of fishermen, the minister requested whether or not the Jana Sena chief was conscious of their plight. No one targeted on creating the harbours in AP after Independence. Only two harbours have been out there since then within the state. It confirmed the negligence of the earlier governments together with the TD dispensations, he stated.
He stated it was Jagan Reddy who took the initiative to arrange 9 fishing harbours in AP and the CM was additionally taking care of fishermen.
Appalaraju stated the chief minister would lay the inspiration stone for a harbour development with an outlay of Rs 365 crore close to Ranasthalam, the place Pawan Kalyan held his Yuva Sakthi assembly.