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Rajinikanth announces decision to join politics, will float his own political party

Rajinikanth announces decision to join politics, will float his own political party

India Blooms News Service | 01 Jan 2018, 01:35 am

Chennai, Dec 31 (IBNS): Promising to bring a change, southern superstar and icon Rajinikanth on Sunday announced he will enter politics and float his own political party.

Rajinikanth's announcement ended all speculations in the hearts of millions of his fans that whether the superstar will ever join politics.

Amid cheering crowd, Rajinikanth said: "I will do my duty."

Rajinikanth promised his fans that he will strive to bring changes in the system and said: "We will change the system."

Speaking on the political situation in the state since the death of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalaithaa, Rajinikanth said: "If I don't make this decision now... the guilt will haunt me."

Rajinikanth said he was not entering politics to seek power and announced his party will contest in 234 constituencies in the coming Assembly elections in 2021.

The actor was quoted as saying: "I will start a political party before State Assembly Elections. Till then, I request fans not to speak about politics, speak ill of any political party."

Meanwhile, state BJP president Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan welcomed Rajinikanth's decision to enter politics as she tweeted: "Welcome actor Rajinikanths political entry with motto of corruption free good governance which is the sole aim of BJP."

Away from politics, celebrities from the world of films also welcomed the superstar's announcement and decision to join politics.

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan tweeted: "My dear friend , my colleague and a humble considerate human, RAJNIKANTH, announces his decision to enter politics .. my best wishes to him for his success !!."

Another southern superstar Kamal Haasan also congratulated him on taking the decision.

 

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Rajinikanth announces decision to join politics, will float his own political party

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