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Annamalai Meets Tamilisai Soundararajan Days After Speculation That She Was Warned By Amit Shah Over Comments On AIADMK Alliance

Swarajya Staff

Jun 15, 2024, 12:26 PM | Updated 12:26 PM IST

Annamalai with Tamilisai Soundararajan (Annamalai/X)
Annamalai with Tamilisai Soundararajan (Annamalai/X)

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state president K Annamalai met Tamilisai Soundararajan, days after a video of her conversation with Union Home Minister Amit Shah went viral on social media.

In the video clip, Shah looked unhappy with her and was seen wagging his finger leading to speculation that he had reprimanded her for her remarks about how an alliance with the AIADMK would have performed in the polls.

Speaking to reporters after the meeting, he said that it was a friendly and gentle conversation between Shah and Soundararajan which was taken out of context by some people.

Further, he said that she is a valued member of the BJP and that she continues to do the hard work at the ground level. 

Earlier, Soundararajan had put out a post on X (formerly Twitter), which stated, “Yesterday as I met our Honorable Home Minister Sri @AmitShah ji in AP for the first time after the 2024 Elections he called me to ask about post poll followup and the challenges faced.. As i was eloborating,due to paucity of time with utmost concern he adviced to carry out the political and constituency work intensively which was reassuring. This is to clarify all unwarranted speculations around....”

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