‘Singham’ K Annamalai joins BJP, wants to bring in the ‘nationalist sprit’ to Tamil Nadu

Former IPS officer, K Annamalai, known as the Singham of Karnataka, joined BJP on Tuesday afternoon, in presence of party’s national president JP Nadda, party general secretary P Murlidhar Rao, national Spokesperson Sambit Patra, and Tamil Nadu party president L Murugan.

Speaking to reporters, K Annamalai said that he wants to ‘bring in the nationalist spirit to Tamil Nadu,’ which the BJP represents. “I will work to strengthen what the BJP stands for and to bring that nationalist spirit to the state of Tamil Nadu,” he said.

Heaping praises on the Prime Minister, the former IPS said that he embodies a leader’s qualities of fearlessness, courage, knowledge and giving spirit.

Reflecting on his political ambitions and objectives, The 2011 batch IPS officer said that he had joined the party without any condition and expectations. “This party does not work as other parties where people demand and come in. I have not asked for anything in the party and would never ask,” he said. Annamalai said he would work under party’s state president and carry out his duties.

BJP general secretary P Muralidhar Rao, who is his party’s in-charge for Tamil Nadu, said the party has been attracting people from different segments into its fold in the state, which has been traditionally dominated by the two Dravidian parties, AIADMK and DMK.

Ever since quitting job, Annamalai had been involved in social services. But now after joining the BJP, a new chapters awaits the former super cop.