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Life for the people in Tamil Nadu has become a struggle, says Rajinikanth

The actor, who had announced his entry into politics, wished divine blessings to all and overall prosperity in the new year

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Rajinikanth
File photo of superstar Rajinikanth | Photo: PTI

Superstar on Saturday said the life for the people in has become a "struggle" as they have to launch protests to secure and ensure their due rights.

The was referring to the agitations over the Cauvery issue to get the share of water for Tamil Nadu, and the protest seeking closure of the in district on health and environmental grounds.

The also greeted people on the occasion of the which falls on Saturday and wished it be "joyful."

"At a time when life has become a struggle where they (protests) are required even to protect the land that is tilled, the air that is inhaled and the water that is drunk, to get justice and our rights...greetings for a new year that should be joyful to all," he tweeted in Tamil.

The actor, who had announced his entry into politics, wished divine blessings to all and overall prosperity in the new year.

The state has been witnessing protests over the past few days by various political parties and outfits demanding setting up the (CMB) by the Centre.

In Tuticorin, protests have been on for nearly two months against the Sterlite Copper Smelter Plant, a unit of Vedanta Limited.

First Published: Sat, April 14 2018. 15:12 IST
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