Actor, activist and soon to be politician Prakash Raj known fro anti Hindu anti Modi stance has announced that he will make his foray into politics from the Bengaluru Central constituency. Taking to microblogging site Twitter, Raj announced he will be contesting the upcoming Lok Sabha polls from the Bengaluru Central constituency as an independent candidate.
he actor also said he will be divulging further details on his electoral plans soon.Prakash Raj, a star of South Indian cinema known for his trenchant criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP, announced his political aspirations on January 1. “Ab ki baar janata ki sarkar,” said the actor, 53, when he announced he would run for office in the general election due by May.
The Central Lok Sabha constituency is dominated by minority voters, and is challenge for candidates, with having to get the support of both linguistic and religious minorities. The constituency has around 5.5 lakh Tamil People, 4.5 lakh Muslims and about 2 lakh Christians. There is also a significant number of Marwaris and Jains, especially around Chickpet and Gandhinagar suburbs.
#2019 PARLIAMENT ELECTIONS.Thank you for the warm n encouraging response to my new journey.. I will be contesting from BENGALURU CENTRAL constituency #KARNATAKA as an INDEPENDENT..will share the Details with the media in few days..#citizensvoice #justasking in parliament too… pic.twitter.com/wJN4WaHlZP
— Prakash Raj (@prakashraaj) January 5, 2019
Mr @prakashraj did you forgot the words you saying from last few months "am not going into politics ""am not contesting for any election " is that also like jumla.the best candidate for banglore Central is @ArshadRizwan you just see definitely we are going to win the election
— Rafikalinsui (@rafikalinsui) January 5, 2019