Tamil superstar Rajinikanth said Prime Minister Narendra Modi appeared to be a "strong man" on the electoral front, ruling AIADMK said Wednesday, who would decide who is "strong" and "weak" in elections, as well as "the supervisory authorities". "
The senior AIADMK official and fisheries minister, D Jayakumar, responded to Rajinikanth's statement on Tuesday that Prime Minister Modi appeared to be a "strong man" in the electoral field, as evidenced by a mega-alliance. who was trying to organize against the NDA government led by the BJP. In the center.
"Whether it is strong or weak, the election is the solution. People are examining us … they are the control authorities of each party. They will decide, not you and me, "he told reporters in Chennai.
People will review the performance of AIADMK deputies in the Lok Sabha polls, as well as in the Assembly elections in 2021, he added.
Supporters of their respective parties can say good things about the governments they lead, but people will "evaluate" their performance, especially in elections, he said.
"We can say that our children are good, but it is the teacher / director who evaluates their activities. People are these teachers / directors, "he added.
Mr. Rajinikanth's remarks were made when it was speculated that the opposition parties were planning a mega-coalition against the Modi government for the 2019 elections in Lok Sabha.
"When 10 people go against one person, who is the strongest? These 10 or the person against whom they align? If 10 people declare war on one man, who is stronger? ", He had asked when questioned about the possibility of such an alliance of opposition.
When asked if Mr. Modi was "stronger" and if that was what he had implied in his statement, the actor stated that he "can not be clearer".
Mr Jayakumar, reacting to political developments in neighboring Sri Lanka, said that no one could interfere in the internal affairs of another country.
However, given the general well-being of Tamils belonging to the Tamil minority, "our relationship with umbilical agreements" is important, he said.
The Sri Lankan Parliament on Wednesday passed a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, who was installed by President Maithripala Sirisena in a controversial operation.