Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan's elder brother Konidela Nagendra Babu joined the party on Wednesday and was named the candidate for the Narsapuram Lok Sabha constituency in Andhra Pradesh.

Speaking on this occasion, Kalyan said that it was because of Naga Babu that there was political awareness in him. He said that he is confident that his brother would contest in the elections from Narsapuram.

Naga babu went onto say 'We thought of contesting in the 2009 elections but it did not happen due to the crisis in the Praja Rajyam Party. Now, we will prove ourselves,'   

Jana Sena is contesting next month’s Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections in alliance with the Communist Party of India, Communist Party of India-Marxist and the Bahujan Samaj Party. Elections to the 175-member Assembly and all 25 Lok Sabha seats are scheduled on April 11.