Minister Nara Lokesh explained that Telugu Desam Party (TDP) spent Rs. 40.92 crore for the welfare of the party workers. As a part of this, over Rs. 10 crore was spent on the education and health of the workers' children, he informed. Rs. 2 lakh each was given to families of the workers' who lost some member of their families. Out of the 1,700 political parties in the country no other party would have dared to spend so much on their workers, he challenged.