No ego if our ideology matches: Kamal Haasan on the link with Rajinikanth

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15 December 2020 21:50:36





Haasan (left) said that if the ideology is similar, his party is ready to “cooperate” with Rajinikanth’s party for the next elections in Tamil Nadu.

Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) chief Kamal Haasan on Tuesday hinted that he is open to a political alliance with actor Rajinikanth, who is ready to make his political debut in the assembly elections scheduled for next year in Tamil Nadu.

Speaking to reporters, Haasan said that if there are no ideological differences between them, his party is ready to “cooperate”. “Political change is needed. We’re just a phone call away. If our ideology is similar and it would benefit people, we are ready to put our ego aside and cooperate with each other, ”he said.

Since Rajinikanth announced that his party will contest the upcoming elections in Tamil Nadu, he has received bouquets and bouquets from the state’s political fraternity.

Earlier this month, AIADMK coordinator and Tamil Nadu Deputy Minister O Panneerselvam also expressed willingness to join the actor’s party.

“We welcome the decision of the great film actor Rajinikanth to enter politics. In politics anything can happen. If there is an opportunity, an alliance will be formed (with Rajinikanth), ”he said. The AIADMK has, meanwhile, confirmed that it will continue its alliance with the BJP for the next assembly elections.

Rajinikanth will reveal the name of his political party on December 31st.

In a statement he said: “Everything is destiny. This election will change the fate of Tamil Nadu … If I win, it will be a victory for the people, and if I fail, it belongs to them too … I will change everything, everything! “

The Tamil superstar fueled speculation about his party’s trends by introducing Ra Arjunamurthy, former president of the intellectual wing of the BJP state unit, as the chief coordinator of his fan association. Arjunamurthy was previously relieved of his post.

In 2017, Rajinikanth announced that his party would protest alone. Now that he’s actually throwing the party, it seems possible he won’t be joining an alliance in 2021 either.

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