Special Correspondent

KADAPA: Mana Party functionaries distributed sweets to mentally challenged children in Al-Shifa Rehabilitation Centre for the Mentally Retarded here on the party’s first foundation day on Tuesday.

Mana Party district convenor Yanadaiah said the party would give ticket to BCs, SCs, STs and minorities on population basis in the next general elections.

The party’s goal was to achieve power for the 85 per cent backward classes and 96 castes of SCs, STs and minorities. Party president Kasani Gnyaneswar would visit Kadapa on July 22, as part of his Statewide tour and would participate in a rally and public meeting, Mr. Yanadaiah said.