I support anti-graft movement, not parties: Aamir Khan

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SummaryBollywood actor Aamir Khan on Saturday said he will neither join nor campaign for any political party in 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

Bollywood actor Aamir Khan on Saturday said he will neither join nor campaign for any political party in 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

Khan, who shared the stage with activist Anna Hazare during latter’s fast against corruption in New Delhi, also said that he was not in support of any individual or party. He said he favoured laws for a corruption free government in India.

“I do not support individuals or parties. I support the anti-corruption movement. I have no plans of joining politics,” he said.

The actor, who was in Jalandhar to promote his upcoming movie Talaash, also talked about the arrest of two girls, Shaheen Dhada and Rinu Srinivas, in Maharashtra for their comments on Facebook — Dhada was arrested for questioning shutdown in Mumbai after Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray’s death while Shrinivas was held for liking the post.

While statig that it was an unfortunate incident, he said he was happy to hear that action has been taken against the police officials responsible for the incident and added that democracy gives you freedom to speech and not its curtailment.

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