Jana Sena Party chief, Pawan Kalyan had to restrict police using lathis against youth and fans, who tried to push the barricades and reach the stage where the leader was speaking. He urged the police not to use lathis, while at the same time, he told the surging crowds to not cross the barricades. Pawan was addressing a huge gathering at Ramachandrapuram, in East Godavari. He spoke about prohibition and how difficult it is to implement. He announced Jana Sena's policy about prohibition.