Chennai, Apr 13 UNI | 3 months ago

BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi today met Tamil Superstar Rajinikant at the latter's residence here this evening before kicking off his campaign in favour of the candidates of NDA alliance.

Mr Modi, who arrived here from Karnataka at 1730 hrs, drove to the iconic actor's Poes Garden residence after 45 minutes.

Clad in a lungi, Mr Modi's meeting was seen as a bid to elicit Rajinkant's support to BJP candidates in the state.

BJP National Secretary Muralidhara Rao and senior leader and the party's South Chennai constituency candidate for the April 24 Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu, L Ganesan accompanied Mr Modi during his meeting with Mr Rajinikant. Later, Mr Modi drove to A M Jain College near the airport to address this first election meeting in Tamil Nadu.

(Posted on 13-04-2014)