Sunday, 18 February, 2018

Rajinikanth announces entry into politics, to form own party

Rajinikanth announces entry into politics, to form own party Rajinikanth announces entry into politics, to form own party
Jay Anderson | 31 December, 2017, 06:06

Earlier this week, the actor, while addressing his fans in the Tamil Nadu capital, had announced that he would disclose his political plans on December end.

"Truth, work, and growth will be the three mantras of our party", he added. Pointing to what he called a low in Tamil politics over the previous year, he said, "If I don't make this decision now, then I will have let people down, the guilt will haunt me". I do not come for money or fame, as I have them enough. I have been in politics since 1996... Keeping his fans guessing on his much anticipated entry into politics, Rajinikanth, at a fans meet-and-greet in Chennai, said, "If we decide to go for war, we should be winning it, not just the courage but we need an army too". I say again, make sure that you earn respect from your family first, then your relatives and then from your neighbours. So, I will announce my political stance on 31 December. Bravery is not enough to win the war.




At an event at his Raghavendra Thirumana Mandapam in Kodambakkam on Tuesday, Rajinikanth had explained to his fans why he was hesitant to enter politics. In May, during a similar fan meet, Rajinikanth dropped a big hinted that he would soon take the plunge into politics.

Now, in view of the perceived political vacuum in Tamil Nadu after the demise of Jayalalithaa and DMK president M Karunanidhi being inactive due to ill health, the topic of Rajinikanth entering politics has cropped up again.

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