There was a noticeable change in the approach of Pawan Kalyan towards TDP after the issuance of election notification. Ever since then, He kept targeting YS Jaganmohan Reddy more than Chandrababu Naidu. YCP Leaders have been citing this as a reason to highlight the alleged secret understanding between TDP and Jana Sena.
Initially, Jana Sena refrained from contesting from Mangalagiri. A dummy candidate was fielded to curtail the criticism. Pawan Kalyan is yet to campaign in this constituency contested by Nara Lokesh. Chandrababu Naidu skipped campaigning in Gajuwaka even though TDP Candidate Palla Srinivas made appeals. Neither TDP nor JSP leaders have been responding on the criticism from YSR Congress Party.
Pawan Kalyan kept saying TDP has become non-existent after 2018 and it's not even the main competitor of Jana Sena Party. He claims to be maintaining equal distance from Chandrababu Naidu and YS Jaganmohan Reddy. Is that clarification enough to make people believe there is no secret deal? Voters of