Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam to contest 40 LS seats in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry
Chennai, Feb 7 : Actor-turned-politician and president of Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) Kamal Haasan on Sunday said that his party was gearing up for contesting all 40 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the coming Parliamentary polls.
Our aim is to not go with any tainted group. We are preparing to contest 40 seats in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. I cannot say at this moment from where I will contest, Haasan told media persons.
MNM was launched by Haasan on February 21 last year from his hometown of Rameswaram. As part of the launch of his political faction, Haasan toured Tamil Nadu extensively to interact with locals in different villages of Tamil Nadu.