Let Rajinikanth float his party, will convey views then, says DMK chief MK Stalin

DMK Chief MK Stalin addressing party district secretaries in Chennai in June, 2019 | ANI

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Chennai: DMK president M K Stalin on Monday said he would react to actor Rajinikanth’s political entry after the star founded his party and outlined its policies and programmes.

Anybody could enter politics and in a democracy, everyone has a right to do it, Stalin told reporters, adding”let him float his party and then announce its ideology, I will then convey my views.”

Rajinikanth had on December 3 announced that he would float his political party in January 2021 and face next year’s Assembly polls, due in April-May.

The top star had said that a political change was imperative in Tamil Nadu and vowed a corruption free, good governance driven by spiritual politics transcending caste and religion.

Asked on Chief Minister K Palaniswami announcing a commission to gather caste wise data and naming a former High Court judge (A Kulasekaran) to head the panel, the DMK chief said the AIADMK government, which has been in power for almost ten years now did not do it all these years.

Just months ahead of the Assembly elections, the government has made the announcement, which showed that it is “a stunt for elections,” he alleged.

Also read: Rajinikanth’s party to fight on all 234 seats in 2021 Tamil Nadu Assembly elections


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