The Jana Sena Party is contesting in Telangana Assembly elections as it was part of the NDA alliance, according to JSP political affairs committee chairman Nadendla Manohar.

Replying to questions after the Jana Sena Party-Telugu Desam Party coordination meeting here on Thursday, he said the JSP president Pawan Kalyan took the decision after Telangana elections were finalised at the behest of leaders of the Centre who wanted to go together in the elections.