Jana Sena or Jana Sena Party is an Indian political party in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, founded by actor turned politician Pawan Kalyan on 14 March 2014. Jana Sena means People’s Army in Telugu.The motto of the party is to Fight for The Rights of every Common Person.
On 10 March 2014, Pawan Kalyan submitted an application for registering the party name.
Pawan Kalyan formally launched the party at Hyderabad International Convention Centre, Madhapur on 14 March 2014. The party has been approved by the election commission on 11 December 2014 and will contest elections in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states for the upcoming 2019 local body elections.Pawan Kalyan started to campaign for the United front of Telugu Desam Party and BJP at the beginning of 2014 general election and succeeded in drawing huge attention from the crowds all over the state outlining his political agenda. His efforts eventually led the respective parties victorious in Andhra Pradesh state and at central level, paving way for the establishment of NDA government. Government of Andhra Pradesh has been considering the recommendations of Pawan Kalyan, which are being at top priority in common man needs.
In November 2016, Pawan Kalyan announced that first party office of the Jana Sena Party will be set up in Anantapur next year and Jana Sena Party will contest the 2019 general election.
On 21 February 2017, Pawan Kalyan announced that he will start a website on 14 march 2017 on the occasion of Jana Sena Party anniversary to receive peoples recommendations for party manifesto in 2019 elections.