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National News
Paper flowers are not fragrant’: DMK’s Stalin takes a jibe at Kamal, Rajini
 
(Chennai, Feb 20, 2018):In a letter addressed to DMK party members, Working President MK Stalin on Tuesday took a jibe at actors-turned-politicians Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth.

“Attractive flowers bloom when there’s a change in the season and eventually they wither away. Similarly, in the Tamil political arena too attractive paper flowers may bloom. Paper flowers are not fragrant, are they? But the DMK is like the thousand-year crop. It is the Dravidian language pride; it is a food for the Tamil people's rights,” he wrote in his letter.

Stalin added, “I give the assurance that everything will be done for the success of the movement!”

His letter comes a day after Kamal Haasan met with both DMK chief Karunanidhi and Stalin at their residence.

However, this is not the first time someone has expressed concern over actors turning politicians and more parties being formed in Tamil Nadu.

Veteran actor Sathyaraj at the Conference on Protection of Social Justice on Sunday warned the actors to not think that they know everything. “Just by being a popular actor, one does not know everything. If he (the actor) thinks he knows everything, it is a mistake. If people think he knows everything, it is an even bigger mistake,” he said.

Ahead of his political tour, Kamal Haasan has been meeting political leaders in the city. He met superstar Rajinikanth at his Poes Garden residence in Chennai on Sunday. Following which he also met DMDK leader Vijaykanth at his Koyambedu office.

Kamal is scheduled to launch his party in Madurai on Wednesday. His February 21 itinerary includes the unveiling of his party flag and party name at Madurai, besides addressing public meetings at Ramanathapuram, and visiting Paramakudi, and Manamadurai.

The star will address a series of meetings and will begin his political tour from former President APJ Abdul Kalam’s residence in Rameshwaram.


Let the boundaries go away: Pakistani youth sings Jana Gana Mana with full respect
Three kidnapped cops killed by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir
CAT 2018: Registration extended to Sept 26; Admit card to Release on Oct 24
2 history-sheeters arrested following encounter: Police
Attack on Cong workers in Chhattisgarh is political persecution: Rahul Gandhi
Instant Triple Talaq to be criminal offence
BJP, Congress mock Mamata's foreign visit
Three infants die every two minutes in India: UNIGME
'Sidhu could have avoided hugging Pak Army chief'
India's first IAS officer Anna Rajam Malhotra dies
'Launched Morcha for bringing change in UP, India'
ISRO to launch 18 missions in next six months
Jinson Johnson wins the prestigious Arjuna Award
Bank Officials Who Loaned To Vijay Mallya May Be Charged Soon: Sources
4,388 CCTV cameras installed across Delhi to ensure security of women, city police tells high court
Maharashtra court issues arrest warrant against AP CM, others
Stalin appoints T R Baalu as DMK principal secretary
Congress veteran D D Lapang quits party
ISRO Spy case: SC awards Rs 50 lakh compensation to Nambi Narayanan
Know What Does Percentile Score Stands for, in JEE Main
ENTERTAINMENT NEWS
Freak penne trending with dislikes and trolls
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Viswasam- On set photos leaked
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Varun and Anushka signed as ambassadors of Skill India Campaign
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Kim, Moon join hands on peak of sacred North Korean volcano
 (Pyongyang, Sep 20, 2018):The leaders of the rival Koreas took to the road for the final day
Palestinian schools strive to modernize classrooms
Trump: Declassified Russia probe papers expose 'bad things'
100 die in severe flooding in Nigeria: relief agency
KERALA NEWS
Kannur International Airport: Kerala to be the first state with four international airports
 Malappuram: With Kannur International Airport becoming operational, Kerala will be the first state i
Bar bribery case: Court dismisses the vigilance report
State Kalolsavam to be held in December
Actor Captain Raju passes away at 68
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