Should students enter politics? Kamal and Rajini have two very different views

While Rajini urged students to not indulge in politicking, Kamal said that students owe to their nation to remain politically vigilant.

Addressing students at an event held in SSN College of Engineering on March 8, actor-politician Kamal Haasan asked the audience to not just observe politics, but become politically aware. This comes days after actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth urged students to not participate in politics at the unveiling of a statue and portrait of former Chief Minister MGR at MGR University in Chennai’s Maduravoyal.

“I ask you the same question former President APJ Abdul Kalam asked. How many of you are going to be politically aware? I’m not asking you to become politicians. I ask you to carefully watch your politics. Stay vigilant. You owe your duty to the nation about what your politics is going to be,” he said to thunderous applause.

On the other hand, Rajinikanth, addressing students at MGR University, said, “I ask students not to participate in politics. Vote but don’t interfere or indulge in politics.”

While the two actors, who recently plunged…

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