Modi is a charismatic leader: Rajinikanth

There was a Narendra Modi wave across nation. He is a charismatic leader, said actor Rajinikanth.Speaking to reporters at Poes Gardens here, Rajinikanth, said.

'There were various reasons like Neet, Sterlite and a strong campaign by Opposition parties for BJP's defeat in TN. Having won a huge mandate, Modi has proved that he has the charisma like Nehru, Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi, Vajpayee, he added.On Rahul Gandhi, Rajinikanth, said, 'Though Congress has suffered loss, Rahul Gandhi should not resign. We need a strong ruling party and equally strong Opposition party, said  Rrajinikanth , who confirmed that he is attending Modi's swearing-in ceremony.

Though defeated in TN,  I appreciate Union Minister Nitin Gadkari for announcing scheme to inter-link Godavari - Cauvery rivers that would end water crisis here, he added.