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By S Vikram | Dec 12, 2019 08:43 AM

AIADMK Minister Jayakumar always steps forward to face the criticisms and defend his party, especially when it involves some celebrities. Earlier we have seen him talk about political statements made by Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth and Vijay. Recently he talked about the political statement made by actor Siddharth.

ADMK Jayakumar talks about actor Siddharth over CAB in Video

The Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) created a massive discussion in all the states ruled by the Government of India (GOI). The bill received appreciation from one sector while it garnered criticisms from another sector of people. Amidst the heated discussions, actor Siddharth expressed his disappointment over Edappadi Palaniswamy Government accepting the CAB.

"Deeply ashamed that Edapadi Palanisamy represents my state and our people. Supporting the #CAB shows his true colours, his lack of integrity and his desperate need to remain powerful at any cost. You will all be held accountable. Enjoy your temp power till then." (sic) tweeted Siddharth with the hashtag 'IndiaRejectsCAB'

The Fishery Minister D Jayakumar participated in an event on the occasion of the 138th birthday of Tamil Poet Mahakavi Bharathiyaar yesterday. Later, he addressed the press and when asked about Siddharth criticizing EPS over CAB he asked "Who is that?. In which film he has acted?". Further, he said that these actors will talk something to seek publicity and I don't want to talk about it,

The video was shared by one of the twitterities by tagging Siddharth which went viral. Siddharth replied to the person in his own style.  "He asks who I am. No problem. His government awarded me the Tamil Nadu State Government Best Actor Award for 2014. They announced it in 2017 and still haven't given me the award. I don't need to speak for publicity. I have earned my place and came up on my own. Honestly," said Siddharth.

Further, he also added the tweet saying, "Neenga onnum enna periya aalu aakka thevaiyillai" (You don't have to make me big).