Actor Prakash Raj declared that he will be contesting in the upcoming Loksabha electons. The announcement came as a surprise on the new year day. Actor took to the twitter to share the news on Tuesday night.
He tweeted, “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….”
He will be contesting as an independent candidate and details about the constituency is not revealed.
He has been severe critic of BJP government and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He recently claimed that, the offers from Bollywood has decreased after he started criticizing the Prime Minister.
He also raised voice for his close friend and notable journalist Gauri Lankesh, who was shot dead in Bangalore previous year.