Rajinikanth finally announces political entry, party launch in January 2021
Ending years of speculation, actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth on Thursday finally announced that he would launch his political party in January 2021, months ahead of the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections. Rajini, whose political entry has been speculated since 1996 and delayed by at least two decades, said he would announce the details of his party on December 31, 2020. The state elections are slated for the summer.
In a brief statement released on Twitter, Rajinikanth said a “non-corrupt, honest, transparent and secular party with a spiritual politics” would “definitely win the next elections”. The definition for spiritual politics, which he clarified earlier, is “honest and corruption-free”.