Somnath Bharti was recently appointed as Aam Admi Party (AAP) in charge for south zone. He visited Tirumala temple today. After having darshan in the temple, he interacted with media to discuss few things.
Somnath said AAP will prove its stamina in south too in the coming Lok Sabha elections, adding they will have tie-ups with local parties with similar agenda and opinions.
When asked will his party have alliance with Power Star Pawan Kalyan's Jana Sena Party, he replied saying, "Pawan Kalyan... Who is he? I didn't even hear his name." This gesture stunned the media persons over there.
Being an in charge to a zone for a National Party, Somnath Bharti should know about influential parties and personalities when going for coalition, opine political analysts.
Although Pawan Kalyan is not a national figure, he is popular down south with immense fans frenzy and because of his charity works.
Pawan Kalyan hit headlines when announced to float political party. Then, he was again in news when Narendra Modi met him before 2014 elections. In fact, Pawan Kalyan was one of the prime reasons for TDP winning maximum of seats in AP in the last elections.
Meanwhile, Pawan Kalyan who is gearing up for his new film in Dolly's direction will mostly do two more projects. Then, he is expected to spend full time in strengthening his Jana Sena party which will participate in next elections in 2019.