Wednesday, March 16, 2005

Actor Vijaykanth to float political party

Indo-Asian News Service : "Tamil actor Vijaykanth Tuesday said he would float a political party to fight for the rights of the people. The actor, who announced his decision to join politics at the silver jubilee celebrations of his fan club here, said he would float the party at a conference in Madurai in September.

Citing the apathy of politicians towards the people, he said: "I am donating 75 percent of my income for the poor. Is that not proof of my sincerity?"

Vijaykanth cited the examples of other movie stars like M.G. Ramachandran, N.T. Rama Rao and Ronald Regan - who also made a mark as politicians. "

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