Kamal Haasan To Contest From Coimbatore South Constituency
Chennai: Veteran Tamil movie actor and founder of Makkal Needhi Maiam(MNM) will be contesting the upcoming state Assembly polls from the Coimbatore South assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu.
The announcement was made during the release of the second list of his party’s candidates for the Tamil Nadu polls.
Remembering his late father Sreenivasan, Haasan expressed confidence that the people of his constituency would enable him to voice his views in the assembly by voting for him.
“My father’s dream was I should become an IAS officer and then enter politics. Though I could not realise his dream (of becoming an IAS officer), my party comprises many (former) IAS officers. That is a proud moment for us,” he told reporters.