Telugu Desham Party is conducting constituency wise ‘Intintiki TDP’ programme in September where in the legislators will foot march and meet people of the constituency. Opposition Leader Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy announced the date of his six-month-long Padayatra. CPI (M) State Secretary P Madhu said his party would support Jagan’s padayatra. Pawan Kalyan of Jana Sena also said that if needed he will take up Padayatra. While all these Yatras have political motives, Lok Satta party’s march afar from political parties is about creating awareness among people
Jaya Prakash Narayan, the founder of Lok Satta, said that he would take up a 100-day Jana Chaitanya Yatra across the state soon, to bring about the consciousness in people. He said that the central and state governments are spending Rs 39 lakh crore every year. This accounts to about Rs 2000 crore per working hour, furthermore Rs33 crore per minute. People should be able to question the politicians on how they are utilizing so many crores od rupees. Consequently, through this yatra, JP wants people to pose hard questions to the politicians. He is going to tour both the Telugu speaking states and educate people about crooked politics.