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Kamal Haasan to launch his political party from Madurai tomorrow
21 February 2018, 06:34 | Franklin Nunez
Kamal to launch political party on Wednesday; Pinarayi, Kejriwal may attend
Kamal Haasan has seen it all as an actor and a star, let us wait and see if he can "crack" the political code as well or not.
Kejriwal had called on Haasan in Chennai in September 2017, when the award-winning actor had started dropping hints of taking the political plunge. "But DMK is the lifeline of Tamil people in protecting their rights and language and no one can shake it. Cadres are the fence protecting the party and I being the working president have a big responsibility towards you", said Stalin. With confidence in his endeavour, Haasan is assured of his success with his Dravidian politics.
The choice of Madurai is significant; it is the political capital of Tamil Nadu and has a sizeable presence of Thevars, a politically significant community that has often featured in Kamal Haasan's films.
He welcomed people to attend the rally in Madurai to usher in a new era in politics.
Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Tuesday said that he was entering into politics "only because the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) party is bad".
After visiting the memorial of Kalam, Haasan would leave for Madurai and address public meetings in Ramanathapuram, Manamadurai and Paramakudi, his home town. I will explain the name of the new party and the essence of our policy. "Please come, to create a new era", he wrote on Twitter.
He met Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, AAP leader and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Veteran CPI Leader R Nallakannu, former Chief Election Commissioner T N Seshan, actor Rajinikanth, who too have confirmed his entry into politics, DMK President andformer Chief Minister M Karunanidhi and DMDK Founder, actor andhis senior in politics Vijayakanth. At 6 pm tomorrow we will load our party flag at a grand public meeting at the Madurai ground.
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