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Article 370 revoked: Amit Shah, PM Modi are like Krishna-Arjuna combo, says Rajnikanth


Chennai, Aug 11: Film actor Rajnikanth on Sunday lauded Union Home Minister Amit Shah for abrogating Article 370, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, and described the Narendra Modi-Shah duo as "Krishna and Arjuna."

"My heartfelt congratulations to Amit Shah for Mission Kashmir. Hats off," he said here at the release of a book chronicling the two years of Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu in office.

Article 370 revoked: Amit Shah, PM Modi are like Krishna-Arjuna combo, says Rajinikanth

However, "we don't know who is Krishna and who is Arjuna," added the actor, who had said he would launch his political party and contest the 2021 assembly elections in Tamil Nadu.

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The Krishna-Arjuna combination is credited with playing a key role in the Pandavas winning the Mahabharata battle against the Kauravas.

In a bold move, the Centre has last week revoked Jammu and Kashmir's special status and announced it would be split it into two union territories -- Ladakh, and Jammu & Kashmir, with the bills in this regard being passed by the Parliament.

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