Madurai: Actor Kamal Haasan launches political party yesterday night at Madurai. The party name “Makkal Needhi Maiam“. Kamal Haasan roadshow begins from the house of late President APJ Abdul Kalam in Rameswaram and travels to Ramanathapuram, before coming to Madurai.
Kamal Haasan Wednesday launched his new political party, Makkal Needhi Maiam, which roughly means Centre for People’s Justice, at Madurai’s Othakadai Ground. He also unveiled the party’s symbol six arms interlinked around a star.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal accompanied him to the event. Marking his entry into politics, Haasan said, “This is a party for the people. We have a responsibility. This isn’t a one day show.”
Kamal Haasan kicked off his day-long yatra from the house of late President A P J Abdul Kalam in Rameswaram. He travelled through Ramanathapuram, his hometown, before culminating in Madurai.