Tiruchy: In a surprise development, Sathyanarayanarao Gaikwad, brother of the south superstar Rajinikanth, declared open a memorial (Manimandapam) for their parents at suburb Kumaramangalam, Tiruchy on Monday.
The busts of Rajanikanth's parents, Ramabai and Ranoji Rao, have been established at the memorial and are decorated with flowers and other auspicious substances to mark the occasion.
Later Mr. Gaikwad told newsmen that Rajinikanth will visit the memorial shortly and the memorial structure was open to modification if the superstar wished to make any changes to enhance its aesthetic appeal.
He made clear that the 'Rajinikanth Makkal Mandram' will not extend its support to any party or leader in the upcoming April18 Lok Sabha elections.
Voters could freely decide on whom they would vote for based on their assessment on who was the best candidate in a particular constituency and accordingly they would vote, he added....