New Delhi: For all the Rajini fans, it was a never-to-be-missed chance as the Thalaivar talked about infusing fresh ideas to politics on Thursday as he announced that his political journey will officially begin in April, possibly on Tamil New Year day. Also Read - Discovery Launches Dance Challenge Ahead of 'Into The Wild With Rajinikanth' Telecast
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A few months ago, there were speculations that the superstar who holds south Indian audience in sway may join the BJP. He also took a pro-CAA stand drawing flak. No, he won’t join any existing political party because the system is rotten. Newcomers can climb up to the ladder.
No one-man worship? What about Tamil Nadu’s political legacy?
Yes, Tamil Nadu politics has always been about one-person charm — be it Jayalalithaa or Kalaignar. “It’s time to change the system as there is vacuum. We need to create a new movement to bring change,” he said.
So, Thalaivar as CM?
No. The superstar categorically dismissed all possibilities of he contesting for the post of the chief minister. He said he can’t imagine himself sitting on the CM’s chair. He can neither imagine himself sitting inside the Assembly. So, his party will have him as the president and another leader as the CM face
The CM face will be an educated, young, compassionate political leader, Rajinikanth said.
Need former IPS, IAS
Requesting former IPS and IAS to join politics to bring a fresh lease of air, Thalaivar said that he took time to study the current political situation of the state and then came to the decision of setting up his own with fresh new ideas.