Rajinikanth slams Centre over Delhi violence, says if it can’t control situation then resign

26 February, 2020 | newsx bureau

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Actor Rajinikanth, who was linked to the BJP ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, today targetted the Narendra Modi government over the violence in North East Delhi. He held the Centre responsibl...

South superstar Rajinikanth on Wednesday condemned the recent violence in North East Delhi. The actor, who is all set to enter active politics and announce his own political party anytime soon, slammed the Narendra Modi government stating that it if could not control law and order then it should resign.

Rajinikanth said the government should have dealt with the riots with an iron fist. Reiterating his view that protests should be silent, not violent, the actor said he would stand tall with Muslims if they are affected by the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

Talking to the media, Rajinikanth said it is the Central government’s intelligence failure. Such violence shouldn’t have taken place, said the actor while condemning the Modi government in Chennai.

He also rued the fact that his name was being linked with the saffron party.

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Earlier, before the 2019 General Elections, reports had indicated that he might join hands with the BJP as he met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the PM’s Chennai visit. He had compared the Modi-Shah duo to Lord Krishna-Arjuna’s bond while applauding them for the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.

Rajinikanth had said that he doesn’t know who is Krishna and who is Arjuna. Only they know, he said, referring to PM Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah, during a book launch in December.

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Guru Teg Bahadur (GTB) Hospital’s Medical Superintendent Sunil Kumar told media on Wednesday that the toll has risen to 25 as 3 more critically injured people succumbed.