He said the announcement of Nandi Award for three years simultaneously has led to this controversy. No one was criticizing the previous Congress government for not giving the awards.
He also said that There are minor mistakes in the selection of jury members and the government should have taken some precautions before choosing them.
Ashwani Dutt said. It would have been better if an award is annoaunced for Akkineni Nageswara Rao’s last film ‘Manam’. He said that He wants the awards to be annoauanced annaully without a fail.