Ahead of Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held a rally in Thally and said BJP does only politics of humanity and justice not of caste, creed, and religion. Targeting DMK, Defence Minister said, "The DMK tries to gain votes on communal basis. But the BJP does not do politics of caste, creed, and religion. We do politics of humanity and justice. We firmly believe in justice for all and appeasement of none." "We can never forget that the first person to support our former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee to form the govt was Jayalalithaa. Inspired by the ideals of MGR, we will work for the empowerment of weaker sections of society," he said.