It is very common for political parties to collect funds from various sources. Starting with Bharatiya Janata Party, all the other parties including the Congress, the Communist parties, Telugu Desam Party, Jana Sena have to invariably depending on donations during the elections and regular party activities. In the past and for that matter, even now, political parties depend on the funding from contractors and big business and industrial houses.
According to a latest information, a senior party leader who had recently joined Jana Sena Party of actor Pawan Kalyan along with his wife has offered to donate Rs 100 crore to the party, provided he and his wife are given the party tickets in key constituencies of East Godavari district. He has also agreed to bear the expenditure not only for his election, but also for other candidates in the district fielded by the party.
Interestingly, this leader had not worked in the ruling TDP but from its rival party. So, naturally, the Jana Sena Party leaders were surprised at the financial stamina of this gentleman who had offered Rs 100 crore. May be he is certain that Jana Sena would bag good number of seats in East Godavari district, where there is a huge fan following for Pawan Kalyan!