Addressing people at Bhakrapet in Siddhavatam mandal and Vontimitta in Rajampet mandal, he asked the people to ensure that they enrolled themselves as voters, as “vote was their weapon” to decide their future.
“I attained stardom and have the means to lead a comfortable life, but a desire lingered in my mind to serve people and hence I entered politics on the people’s invitation.”
Speaking at Nandalur, he promised to ensure the revival of Allwyn refrigeration unit which was closed down about a decade ago, in order to generate employment for youth. Chiranjeevi reiterated his resolve to end corruption and asked the people to gear up to end the scourge. Corruption which is detrimental to the interests of society should be weeded out. Chiranjeevi’s three-day tour of Kadapa district ended in the night with a road show at Railway Kodur.
Earlier, on Thursday, Mr. Chiranjeevi said that his party was not against irrigation projects, but was only opposed to corruption, irregularities and lack of quality in project works.
“Irrigation projects are very much needed and none disputes it, but we do not want poorly built projects that lack quality,” he said while addressing a series of roadside meetings in Kadapa city. He also cited the collapse of a Pothireddipadu vent.
Stating that he had never opposed projects, he alleged that some political leaders were “putting words in my mouth”.
Questioning non-implementation of a G.O. issued to extend the mid-day meals scheme in madarasas, he demanded the government and official machinery to implement the scheme in all madarasas.
He visited Ameen Peer Dargah, popularly known as Pedda Dargah, in Kadapa on Friday and offered prayers.
Sporting a white cap and donning a green-coloured scarf around his neck, Chiranjeevi carried a ‘chaadar’ and flowers on his head and placed them on the tomb of Hazrath Peerullah Malik. Chiranjeevi took the blessings of Dargah Peethadhipathi Arifullah Hussaini.