A member of Rajinikanth's fans association was today expelled for alleged breach of disciplinary norms, days after the superstar warned his supporters against misconduct.
All India Rajinikanth Fans Association Administrator V M Sudhakar announced the expulsion of Saidapet G Ravi and asked other members not to have any conversation with him either directly or indirectly.
Stern action would be taken against those found having any link with Ravi, he said in a statement.
"Saidapet G Ravi is expelled from his primary membership for breach of discipline and hampering the unity of the association," Sudhakar said without elaborating further.
Here's what the press release mentions:
He also directed members and functionaries not to take part in media talk shows or give interviews without the prior sanction of the association headquarters.
Chennai:Rajinikanth supporters march in his support, hold counter protest in Washermanpet in response to yesterday's protest by certain grps pic.twitter.com/HAYJjk1V22— ANI (@ANI_news) May 23, 2017
Two days after his fans staged a protest against some fringe outfits who opposed to his political entry, Rajinikanth, on May 25 had warned that if members engaged in actions affecting the associations reputation, they would be expelled.
He also had authorised Sudhakar to take action if warranted.
Tamil Nadu: Tamilar Munnetra Padai protests near the residence of Rajinikanth in Chennai pic.twitter.com/1MlbNittJE— ANI (@ANI_news) May 22, 2017
Taking Rajinikanth's recent address to his fans in which he asked them to be ready for war, a hint that he may join politics, some pro-Tamil outfits had opposed it, saying he was not a native of Tamil Nadu. Following this Rajinikanth's fans had staged a protest.
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