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BJP bypoll nominee Gangai Amaran calls on Rajinikanth

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Noted music composer and candidate for the April 12 byelection to R K Nagar assembly constituency Gangai Amaran today called on Superstar Rajinikanth here.

During the brief meeting, Rajinikanth wished Gangai Amaran 'success' in his political innings, the latter's son Venkat Prabhu said in a tweet.

"Today our thalaivar @superstarrajini and wished my dad for his political victory in #RKNagarByElection #happyson #GangaiAmaran," Prabhu's tweet said.

He also posted a picture of his father with Rajinikanth at the latter's residence.

Gangai Amaran, who joined the in 2014, has been fielded by the party to contest the RK Nagar seat, where the byelection is being held to fill the vacancy caused by the death of late chief minister

He had recently come out in the open alleging that interim General Secretary V K Sasikala had 'arm twisted' him in parting with his property in the city outskirts in 1994 during the first regime of

The music director had also lauded rebel leader O Panneerselvam for his defiance of Sasikala.

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First Published: Tue, March 21 2017. 16:22 IST