Actor-turned-politician Khushbu Sundar has referred to as the grand outdated celebration a ‘mentally retarded’ celebration. Khushbu joined the BJP on Monday after quitting the Congress. Talking to media quickly after touchdown in Chennai on Tuesday afternoon, Khushbu mentioned that she was loyal to the Congress, however the ‘celebration disrespected me’.
“They (the Congress) don’t need an clever girl. To say that I used to be seen solely as an actress, reveals the Congress’ low-cost ideas,” the south celebrity mentioned as she cited feedback by Tamil Nadu Congress leaders.
Khushbu joined the BJP in Delhi on Monday within the presence of BJP’s nationwide basic secretary CT Ravi and later met BJP president JP Nadda. She praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying if the nation has to ‘transfer ahead’ it wants the management of Modi. Khushbu, 50, featured in additional than 200 motion pictures.
Khushbu’s determination to hitch the BJP forward of the Tamil Nadu Meeting polls scheduled subsequent 12 months is being seen because the saffron celebration’s try and ramp up its organisation within the southern state the place it has a really weak presence.
Khushbu had began her political profession with the DMK in 2010 when it was in energy. She joined the Congress in 2014. She resigned from the grand outdated celebration on Monday after six years and wrote a scathing letter to celebration’s nationwide president Sonia Gandhi. The actor mentioned that people like her had been being suppressed by “few components seated at increased ranges throughout the celebration”.
A number of standard actors from Tamil Nandu have joined the BJP within the state in latest instances. The checklist of actors and film subject celebrities who’ve joined the saffron celebration consists of Khushbu, Radha Ravi, Gouthami, Namitha, Gangai Amaran, Kutti Padmini, Gayathri Raghuram, S.Ve. Shekher, Perarasu, Kasturi Raja, Energy Star Srinivasan, Pyramid Natarajan and others.
On Monday, aside from Khushbu, former Indian Income Service (IRS) official Saravana Kumar additionally joined the BJP. He’s the second former bureaucrat to have joined the BJP after Ok Annamalai, a 2011 batch IPS officer who resigned from service in 2019. Someday again DMK’s Deputy Basic Secretary VP Duraisamy additionally joined the BJP.