"I will do things differently so that the benefits of development reach the last man in the queue. Andhra Pradesh is the richest state but its people are the poorest. I will work to fill the growing gap between the rich and the poor. After 30 years in the glamorous film world, I have decided that my path goes towards politics to serve the people. I dedicate myself to the service of the people."
With these words, Telugu superstar Chiranjeevi ended year-long speculations and announced his entry into politics.
Addressing a crowded press conference, the actor declared, "My fight is not against any other politician but against hunger and poverty".
Image: Chiranjeevi at the press conference in Hyderabad on Sunday | Photographs: Snaps India
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