'Spare Us The Charade, Join BJP': Karti Chidambaram Slams Rajinikanth For Supporting CAA

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Congress MP Karti Chidambaram on Wednesday hit out at superstar Rajinikanth after the actor showed his support and threw his weight behind the Citizenship Act.

Written By Shloak Prabhu | Mumbai | Updated On:
Karti Chidambaram

Congress parliamentarian Karti Chidambaram on Wednesday hit out at superstar Rajinikanth after the actor showed his support and threw his weight behind the Citizenship Act. Following Rajinikanth's statement, Chidambaram said that the actor need not pretend when it comes to forming a new political outfit, but instead should join the BJP.

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'As expected.....'

Taking to Twitter, Chidambaram took a vile jibe at Rajinikanth and stated that he was supporting the 'script' put forth by his 'puppeteers', referring to the BJP. 

"As expected parrots the script written by his puppeteers BJP" said Karti Chidambaram

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Further, Karti Chidambaram also spoke of the actor's plans to form and launch a new political party ahead of Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections next year. He said that the actor need not pretend about launching a new political party, but instead he might as well join the ruling BJP. 

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Rajinikanth shows support for CAA

Earlier on Wednesday, superstar Rajinikanth showed his support to the Citizenship Act. Talking to reporters, Rajinikanth stated that the Act does not threaten any Muslim. In addition, he also backed the National Population Register exercise and said that it was "very essential" for the country. The statement was his first reaction after the amendment of the Act.

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Talking about CAA, Rajinikant questioned on how the Muslims who chose to stay back in India following partition will be sent out of the country. He asserted that many Muslims chose Pakistan, however, others from the community decided to continue to stay back in India since it was their "Janma Bhoomi" and they have all rights. Moreover, he also said that if in any case Muslims are affected, then he will be the first person to stand up for them.

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