Chennai, May 27: Superstar Rajinikanth is likely to end suspense over his entry into politics in July-end, said his brother Sathyanarayana Rao Gaikwad. Rajinikanth may start his political innings floating a new party in July. The remarks come in the wake of the Rajinikanth’s address to fans recently which created a lot of buzz about actor’s political entry. Speculation around Rajinikanth’s entry into politics rife after he said there were good politicians in Tamil Nadu, but the “system was rotten”. The actor also urged his fans to help clean up the system and be prepared for “war”. Also Read - Tamil Nadu Medical Colleges to Get Additional 1,650 Seats: CM K Palaniswami
“It is the people’s wish that Rajinikanth should enter politics. He has just ended the first round of consultation with his fans and well-wishers who were urging him to take the plunge,” Rajinikanth’s brother Sathyanarayana Rao Gaikwad said, while speaking to Times of India. “He wants to meet as many fans as possible before firming up his plans. With the response being overwhelming, the outcome would be hopefully positive and Tamil Nadu will usher in a new era in politics,” he added. (ALSO READ: Rajinikanth should stick to acting, he has no idea about Constitution: Swamy) Also Read - Vaccine Is Life-Saving Drug, Not A Sprinkling Promise: Kamal Haasan
Between May 15 to 19, Rajinikanth met his fans from 15 districts in Tamil Nadu. According to Sathyanarayana, more round of consultations a few more rounds of consultations would be held in June and July before Rajinikanth comes out with a formal announcement. While Bharatiya Janata Party is ready to welcome Rajinikanth in its fold, Congress unit of Tamil Nadu said the Tamil superstar will only float his new party. Also Read - Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh Announce Free COVID-19 Vaccine After BJP's Poll Promise in Bihar
Speaking about the intention behind Rajinikanth’s planning to jump into politics, Sathyanarayana Rao Gaikwad said the actor wants to cleanse corruption in public life. “The government’s coffers are plush with money, but it is not reaching the poor while welfare schemes are not benefiting the needy,” he said. Rajini’s brother said the present political situation is ideal for Rajinikanth’s entry.