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Kamal Haasan launches political party Makkal Needhi Maiam, calls for unity

With Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal sharing the dais, and a congratulatory video message from Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan played out on the large LED display on stage, actor Kamal Haasan launched his political party, Makkal Needhi Maiam (People’s Justice Centre), in Madurai on Wednesday.

Haasan, 63, who repeatedly spoke about the need for change in the state, also pushed for unity of the South Indian states.

Addressing a gathering of over 15,000 people, Kamal Haasan said he has no ‘isms’ in mind but the welfare of people. He said his plans to adopt eight villages in Tamil Nadu in the initial stage was a decision to begin that service for the people.      

short by: Nishan Puthran/read more at The India Express