Jana Sena founder Pawan Kalyan demanded that the government allocate Rs. 100 crore to provide immediate relief to Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) in the Uddanam area of Srikakulam district.
In his visit of Uddanam he expressed his concern over the gross neglect of the patients suffering from chronic kidney diseases (CKD. He demanded the state government to appointment of a committee to go into the reasons for the disease. He further said that he would lead a people’s movement if no action was taken in 15 days. Addressing patients at Icchapuram Jana Sena Chief demanded that the government provide immediate medical assistance by find out how many residents were affected and studies at national and international level on why the intensity was confined to a small area affecting a large number of people. He further demanded that the government should announce in the next 48 hours the action plan for taking care of the children orphaned by the death of parents due to kidney diseases.