Actor-politician and Janasena party founder Pawan Kalyan on Friday donated Rs 30 lakh for the construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya. The telugu superstar, handed over the cheque to Andhra Pradesh RSS chief Bharatiji, along with another Rs 11,000 donation arranged by the actor's personal staff. "I am donating Rs 30 lakh as my part for the construction of Ram temple. After knowing that I am donating the sum, my personal staff members, including Hindus, Muslims and Christians, have also raised Rs 11,000 for the purpose," said Kalyan. Former minister and BJP leader Kamineni Srinivas and other RSS representatives were present on the occasion. Earlier, President Ramnath Kovind and former cricketer, Gautam Gambhir had also donated huge sum for the construction of the temple.
Pawan, the president of Jansena Party and the youngest brother of Chiranjeevi, said in a statement, “Lord Sri Ramachandra is the replica for dharma and tolerance, sacrifice and bravery shown by him is an inspiration to all. India has withstood many attacks because of the path created by lord Sri Rama. Hence, it is everyone’s responsibility to extend solidarity for the construction of the temple in Ayodhya, the replica of such dharma. I am donating rupees 30 Lakh as my part for the construction of Rama temple.”On the work front, Pawan Kalyan is awaiting the release of Sriram Venu’s directorial Vakeel Saab, which is a Telugu remake of Bollywood’s Pink. He plays the role of a lawyer in the film. The actor was last seen in Trivikram Srinivas’ action drama Agnyaathavaasi, which released in 2018.