Former Actor and present Tourism Minister Chiranjeevi spoke to reporters about sanjay Dutt issue. what he told was " Sanjay was a sweet person , he already suffered alot and he already sentenced to jail for 18 months , He is regretting what he has done, he should be given mercy" .
"I pray to god for him and his family,I feel good if he gets mercy" he added.
He was asked to surrender in four weeks to serve his remaining term of three-and-half years by Supreme Court of India.
Mr.Chiranjeevi also supported Sanjay Dutt like his fellow actors Amitabh Bachchan, Rajini kant, Shahrukh Khan . Politicians like Amar Singh and actor-turned-politician Jaya Prada also felt that sanjay should get mercy. Press Council of India chairperson Markandey Katju also expressed sympathy to sanjay Dutt.
However, other political parties like the Bharatiya Janata Parishad(BJP) and the Shiv Sena has not supported Sanjay Dutt, they are believing that there is need to show mercy on sanjay Dutt because he had talk with mafia persons and kept illegal weapons with him. Most of the people of India also feeling the same like BJP and Shiv Sena.