scorecardresearch
Follow Us:
Monday, June 27, 2022

Ready to face Assembly polls anytime, says Rajinikanth

Speaking a day after Lok Sabha polls in the state, Rajinikanth said, “Whenever the assembly polls come, I will face it.” When asked whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be reelected to power, he said: “We will know that on May 23.”

Written by Arun Janardhanan | Chennai |
April 20, 2019 3:56:34 am
Ready to face Assembly polls anytime, says Rajinikanth Top actor Rajinikanth casts his vote in Chennai

Actor Rajinikanth said his party will contest the next Tamil Nadu Assembly polls, adding that he is ready to face elections whenever they are held.

Speaking a day after Lok Sabha polls in the state, Rajinikanth said, “Whenever the assembly polls come, I will face it.” When asked whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be reelected to power, he said: “We will know that on May 23.”

The actor in March 2018 had declared that the vacuum left by the death of two veteran leaders – AIADMK’s J Jayalalithaa and DMK’s M Karunanidhi – was a reason for his decision to enter politics.

By repeating his statement on Friday, Rajinikanth has made it clear that there will be an yet another player in the Assembly elections.

Best of Express Premium
GST Council to vet verification plan for high-risk taxpayersPremium
Make Sanskrit compulsory from Class 1, RSS tells Gujarat govtPremium
Backsliding in AmericaPremium
Absent Akhilesh, strong BJP campaign & BSP: Why SP sank in Azamgarh, ...Premium

Express Subscription Do not hit the wall, subscribe for the best coverage out of India starting at just $5 per month

📣 Join our Telegram channel (The Indian Express) for the latest news and updates

For all the latest Elections News, download Indian Express App.

  • Newsguard
  • The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards.
  • Newsguard
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement