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Congress Asks Rajinikanth To Read Mahabharat Properly, For Praising PM Modi And Shah

BP World Bureau | Aug 13 2019 09:30:00 AM
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CHENNAI: Taking a dig on superstar Rajinikanth Tamil Nadu Congress asked him to read the epic Mahabharata properly after the actor was found equating Prime Minister Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah to Lord Krishna and Arjuna.

Tamil Nadu Congress Committee President K S Alagiri said that he was surprised by the remarks of Rajinikanth and he added that he never expected such a reaction from him.

Rajinikanth was appreciating Home Minister Amit Shah and the central Government for abolishing Article 370 which ended the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcate the state into two union territories Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir.

Criticising the centre's policy, the Congress leader Alagiri asked like Jammu and Kashmir the North East states of India also enjoys special status, then why the centre did not end those states' special power and why they only chose Jammu and Kashmir.

He alleged that the centre did this only to Jammu and Kashmir alone because it is a "Muslim majority" state.

Alagiri also wanted to know if the actor was supporting the Amit Shah's policy which provides one kind of Justice to one state and another for other states.

The anguish leader further said that how could combine the PM Modi and Amit Shah with Lord Krishna and Arjuna.

He asked that the people who seize the rights of crores of people how could be Krishna and Arjuna?

Addressing the actor as "Dear Mr. Rajinikanth, Alagiri said please read Mahabharat again and please go through the pages properly.

It was on Sunday, Rajinikanth had congratulated the Home Affairs Minister Amit Shah who presented the bill in the parliament and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for their initiative to curb the special status of Jammu and Kashmir by abolishing Article 370.

Meanwhile, he likened the combination of PM Modi and Amit Shah with the duo in the epic Lord Krishna and Arjuna.

The actor added that no one doesn't know who Krishna is and who is Arjuna.

In Mahabharat, the Krishna-Arjuna pair were credited as the master brain behind in the victory of the Pandavas over the Kauravas in the Kurukshetra battle.