South Superstar Rajinikanth has retired from politics. He ended his political party ‘Rajini Makkal Mandram’ on Monday. Rajinikanth told party functionaries that he has no plan to return to politics in future. He has taken this decision after discussion with everyone in the party. Rajinikanth’s new organization will now work for public service in the name of ‘Rajini Fan Club Association’.
Actor Rajinikanth says he would discuss with the office bearers of Rajini Makkal Mandram whether he would enter politics or not in the future, ahead of today's meeting with fans pic.twitter.com/3ByCVTbfYQ
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On 29 December, Rajinikanth had announced to keep himself away from electoral politics citing ill health. He had issued a letter written in Tamil saying that he would serve the people without contesting elections. Rajni had written in his letter that despite his ill health, he did not want to show valor by announcing his entry into politics. He doesn’t want to upset his supporters. He had also said, ‘Fans will be disappointed by this decision, but forgive me.’
Rajinikanth was admitted to Apollo Hospital in Hyderabad on December 25 after feeling tired and fluctuating in blood pressure. He was discharged after two days. Doctors had advised Rajni to stay away from bed rest, minimum physical activities and corona for a week. On December 3, Rajinikanth had said that he would form a new party and also contest the 2021 assembly elections.