Argument between Prakash Raj and media reporters’ over non-local issue
Prakash Raj, who declared his candidature for president of the next MAA (Movie Artistes Association) election in 2021 on Friday, said that he would work for the development and success of all Telugu performers.
Later, the topic of non-locals erupted at the press conference. In response to specific media stories, Prakash Raj voiced displeasure with the manner he was labelled as a non-local. The versatile actor stated that when he adopted two villages, then the issue of non-local has not come. He has ruled out the allegations that he targeted media over the issue of local and non-local. While defending Prakash Raj, an actor turned producer Bandla Ganesh, said it was sad to hear individuals utter non-local comments. He has urged the media not to make the issue controversial. 'We are away from politics and caste discrimination,' Bandla Ganesh said.