Rajini U-turn; says he will not take the political step

National News

Chennai, Dec 29 : Superstar Rajinikanth Tuesday announced that he would not take the political plunge and launch a party as previously announced, citing his fragile health.

Released from a Hyderabad hospital on Sunday after being treated for fluctuations in blood pressure, the lead actor expressed fears over those accompanying him on his possible political trip amid “mental and economic” problems in due course .

He indicated that he did not want to appear chivalrous by saying that he would join politics despite his serious health problems and that he did not want to “victimize” his supporters now.


“Therefore, I report with great regret that I am not able to come to politics by floating a political party. I only know the pain behind this announcement,” the 70-year-old actor said in a statement, months after he said he was going to float. its own outfit in January and face the Tamil Nadu Assembly polls in 2021.

He said, however, that he would serve people in any way he could without getting into electoral politics.


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