Kamal Haasan has no rights to speak about us: Tamil Nadu BJP leader H Raja

BJP leader H Raja lashed out at Tamil actor Kamal Haasan and called him as a person who kneeled down for the release of his film.

Published: 19th October 2018 02:38 PM  |   Last Updated: 19th October 2018 02:38 PM   |  A+A-

H Raja, Kamal Haasan

Tamil Nadu BJP leader H Raja and actor Kamal Haasan (File | Agencies)

By Online Desk

At a press meet on Thursday, BJP leader H Raja lashed out at Tamil actor and Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan and called him as a person who kneeled down for the release of his film.

BJP's national secretary H Raja said, "Kamal Haasan spent 68 years of his life earning money by acting in films and now to cheat people he's taken up politics. I have been in the party (BJP) since the day it was launched. Can Kamal tell that he has spent many years serving the people?"

He further added, "Kamal should be ashamed he kneeled down for the release of his film (Vishwaroopam I). Just for the sake of money, Kamal had told he would leave the country. A person like that has no rights to speak about BJP."

Kamal Haasan in August had said that his party is ready for the 2019 general elections, but is not in a mindset to contest the forthcoming by-election in Tamil Nadu.

"We are getting ready for it (2019 general elections) and it's true that we are ready already."

However, when asked whether his party will contest in the forthcoming by-election in the state, Kamal replied, "We will teach a lesson to the government to tell them about their duties, but we are not in the mindset to contest it."

Two Assembly seats - Thiruvarur and Thiruparankundram constituencies - have fallen vacant after the demise of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M Karunanidhi and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader A K Bose.

A date for the by-election is yet to be announced. 

(With inputs from ANI)


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  • pdamarnath

    Kamaal Haasan should contest the election and prove his mettle. Just giving provocative announcements in the sir on all subjects is not enough.
    4 years ago reply
  • Ramanathan

    Well said Mr. Raja. This fellow is a nuisance and always anti-national in all his thoughts and action. He should be taught a lesson in next elections. The earlier he is sent out from Politics
    4 years ago reply
  • mia

    Communist party will soon come to an end and so will Kamalhassan. He thinks he is very intelligent. The lady charmer has no rights to talk about Indian culture or any thing that requires knowledge or common sense.
    4 years ago reply
  • Vaidyanathan

    Kamala hasan is the latest addition in the so called secularists. He will do his contribution in breaking the country.
    4 years ago reply
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