Superstar Rajinikanth”s tough talk on the Delhi violence has demolished the notion that he is pro-saffron and would be pitted against DMK”s MK Stalin when the Assembly elections are held in Tamil Nadu in 2021, a political observer said on Saturday.
On the other hand, a senior DMK leader said that the ruling AIADMK will not allow the 2021 polls in the southern state to become a fight between Stalin and Rajinikanth, but an AIADMK versus DMK affair.
“For a long time, Rajinikanth”s detractors termed him as a ”Sanghi”. But with one media interaction, he demolished such notion. For him, the primary rival in the 2021 Assembly polls will be DMK President Stalin, who is banking on anti-BJP sentiments in Tamil Nadu enjoyed an edge over others till now,” the political analyst told IANS on the condition of anonymity.