Superstar fans celebrate Rajinikanth political entry in Tamil Nadu
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Tamil superstar Rajinikanth on Sunday said that he would float a political party that would practice "spiritual politics" and contest in all of the state's 234 constituencies in the next Assembly polls.
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Announcing his decision at a meeting here, Rajinikanth said his party will not be contesting in the local body elections as the time for that was less. His entry into politics is a "compulsion of time", the superstar said amid loud cheering of his fans.
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As per schedule, the next Tamil Nadu Assembly polls will be held in 2021. He said the decision to contest in the 2019 Parliamentary elections will be taken at an appropriate time.