Chennai, August 14: Superstar Rajinikanth has once again come up in support of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Minister Amit Shah, the actor-politician has described the duo as "Master strategist". On Sunday, supporting Modi government's move to revoke Article 370, Rajinikanth termed PM Modi and Shah as "Krishna and Arjuna" of the Hindu epic Mahabharatha. Home Minister Amit Shah, PM Narendra Modi Are Like Krishna-Arjuna Combo: Rajinikanth Lauds Article 370 Revocation.
"PM Modi and Amit Shah are master strategists. The way they planned the entire issue, it was a master strategy. First, they imposed Section 144 and ensured that people don't create any trouble. Then they tabled the bill, first in Rajya Sabha where they don't have a majority and then got it passed in Lok Sabha," Rajinikanth told media in Chennai.
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Rajinikanth on #Article370: They planned and executed it perfectly. Politicians should know what to politicize and what not to politicize. I appreciate this move of the government because it is related to national security. https://t.co/uFPg5qedKb
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"They planned and executed it perfectly. Politicians should know what to politicize and what not to politicize. I appreciate this move of the government because it is related to national security," he added. Jammu and Kashmir Loses Privileges Under Article 370, Article 35A: What Does it Mean For Kashmiris and Other Indians?
On August 5, Parliament revoked Article 370 that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir. It also passed Jammu and Kashmir (Reorganisation) Act 2019, bifurcating state into two union territories-Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh.