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“Democracy in Bad Shape”: Rajini Confirms His Political Entry

Rajini has been meeting fans all week, letting the suspense and anticipation build.

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Rajinikanth at event announcing his political plans.
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Rajinikanth announced he will enter politics independently, with his own political party. The superstar has been meeting fans all week and has been teasing his entry into politics since the 90s.

Snapshot
  • Rajinikanth to contest elections independently, with his own party
  • The superstar will contest in all 234 constituencies in the next state election
  • However, a formal announcement of the party is yet to be made
  • He said it was time to bring a non-prejudiced, casteless government
  • He called his fans the “protectors of democracy”
  • Rajini met fans throughout the week leading up to the announcement
1:40 PM , 31 Dec
KEY EVENT

Rajini to Announce New Party's Name before Pongal, 14 January

CNN News 18, quoting sources, reported that Rajinikanth would announce his new party’s name on or before 14 January, 2018.

12:19 PM , 31 Dec

Fans Ready to Be Foot Soldiers

Rajinikanth’s fans are ready to be his foot soldiers to spread his message and help win the next state election and fulfil the promises he made.

Not enough jubilation for you? Take a look at this.

12:04 PM , 31 Dec

One Superstar Congratulates Another

11:35 AM , 31 Dec

Free and Fair Government; Work on Party Begins

Meeting the Superstar and Future Politician


Published: 31 Dec 2017, 7:57 AM IST