Prakash Raj has been vocal about the political developments in the country since the brutal murder of Journalist Gauri Lankesh. On several occasions, He campaigned against the NDA Government and opposed the policies introduced by Narendra Modi. The National Award-winning Actor was critical about Demonetisation, GST and failure in addressing Farmers Issues. While PR backed Congress during Karnataka Assembly Polls, Supported TRS in the Telangana Assembly Polls. The sole agenda here is to ensure BJP doesn’t form the Government.
Speculations about Prakash Raj’s political aspirations have been doing rounds since few months. The Actor had even warned his Opponents not to provoke him and make him enter active politics.
On the New Year eve, Prakash Raj made a big announcement – ‘HAPPY NEW YEAR TO EVERYONE… a new beginning … more responsibility… with UR support I will be contesting in the coming parliament elections as an INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE. Details of the constituency soon. Ab ki baar Janatha ki SARKAR #citizensvoice #justasking in parliament too’.
TRS might have offered MP Ticket to Prakash Raj had if he brought any such proposal. However, The Actor choose not to work in the best interest of any party, but for the nation. Most likely, He would be contesting from his home state Karnataka in the next elections.
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