Bengaluru : Kamal Haasan criticized Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s decision to contest from two constituencies and PM Narendra Modi’s “Mein Bhi Chowkidaar” campaign. In an interaction with a news portal, Haasan slammed Rahul Gandhi and said that just because many predecessors have done this practice, doesn’t make it right. He emphasized that it is important to reflect upon the work done by ancestors critically and respectfully.
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Haasan takes a dig at Rahul Gandhi indirectly
Taking a dig at Rahul Gandhi indirectly, Haasan said that as a voter he would not like a politician contesting from 2 seats. Congress President Rahul Gandhi filed his nomination from Wayanad Constituency in Kerala. Meanwhile, he is expected to file his nomination papers from Amethi on April 10.
Kamal slams Modi’s “Mein Bhi Chowkidaar” campaign
In the same interview Haasan slammed Modi government’s “Mein Bhi Chowkidaar” campaign. Calling the leaders chowkidaars (gatekeepers) for the corrupt, Kamal Haasan said that they are guarding corruption, not poor man’s interest. Kamal further asked to look at the number of corrupt individuals who have managed to slip through the clutches of chowkidaar.