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Kamal Haasan launches his political party 'Makkal Needhi Maiyam': Here are the highlights

By Chennabasaveshwar
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Big day in Tamil Nadu politics. Actor Kamal Haasan launched his political party in the cultural capital of Tamil Nadu Madurai. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and AAP Tamil Nadu in charge Somnath Bharti were present in the historic moment. Kamal Haasan started his day with the visit to late president APJ Abdul Kalam's home in Rameswaram and sought blessings from Abdul Kalam's brother. 

Kamal Haasan launches his political party 'Makkal Needhi Maiyam'

Kamal has named his party 'Makkal Needhi Maiyam'. Also, tweeted his official website name 'Maiam' and asked his supporters to join in. His official Twitter handle @maiamofficial has ready got 7000 followers. One can also follow his paprty on facebook: @maiamofficial.

Haasan said, "I am entering politics only because the ruling AIADMK party is bad, that is why I am not meeting any of them.''

Haasan told media that he would launch his political party and unfurl party flag and declare the ideas and ideology of my political journey.

Haasan had earlier said that he would start touring Tamil Nadu, beginning with his hometown in Ramanathapuram, on February 21. Kamal had also said that he would reveal the name of his party on the same day. He calls this tour a "journey of discovery" during which he will attempt to "understand people's needs and aspirations".

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