Ex-CBI JD Lakshminarayana quits party over Pawan Kalyan's decision to act in films

By Coreena Suares  Published on  30 Jan 2020 3:14 PM GMT
Ex-CBI JD Lakshminarayana quits party over Pawan Kalyans decision to act in films

Hyderabad :In a jolt to Jana Sena party chief Pawan Kalyan, former joint director of Central Bureau of Investigation and close-aide V V Lakshminarayana resigned from the party on January 30th. The latter announced his exit through a statement.

Popularly known as JD Lakshminarayana, the former IPS officer quit the party over the actor’s decision to act in films. In the letter, issued on Thursday, he stated, resignation should be considered as a mark of protest against Pawan Kalyan’s decision to act in films again. He added, the actor lacks ‘stability to act firmly’.

Speaking to NewsMeter, JD Lakshminarayana said, “The resignation comes after his (referring to Pawan Kalyan’s) decision to act in movies. Earlier he assured to be full-time in public service however now he has announced to act. I cannot be related with wavering decisions; this move of his will hamper the party’s growth’.

The former officer joined Jana Sena less than a year ago, added, “The journey so far with Jana Sena party has been a memorable one. I have personally worked with the cadre and convey my thanks to everyone who voted for me in Vishakapatnam constituency. I am available for help in personal capacity and not as part of Jana Sena’. Ashwathama. It is to note that, speculations going around that Power Star Pawan Kalyan is likely to give his voice over for a film.

Hours after the announcement , Pawan Kalyan accepted the resignation however with a counter to the reasons stated by Lakshminarayana for his resignation. "I welcome the feelings of Lakshminarayana and accept his resignation. I don't have cement factories, power projects, milk projects and other high income generating units. I'm not a government employee who earns huge salary. Cinema is my profession and many families depended on me. I have decided to act in movies to feed my family and give financial support to Janasena party. Though Lakshminarayana resigned for the party he is very close to my heart," Pawan said.

Earlier, Pawan Kalyan’s buddy and party’s politburo Raju Ravitej exited, citing ‘dangerous divisive force’.

JD Lakshminarayana’s exit comes after Pawan Kalyan joined hands with the BJP party and envisaged to fight against the AP government led by Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy.

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