2024 Lok Sabha polls: Kamal Haasan to contest from Coimbatore

Coimbatore: Actor-turned politician Kamal Haasan, the president of Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM), has announced his plans to contest from the Coimbatore parliamentary constituency in the upcoming general elections.

Addressing a party event here on Friday, he stated that Makkal Needhi Maiam has been receiving good support from people in Coimbatore. MNM activists of four districts attended the conference here.

Earlier, Kamal Haasan instructed his party members to concentrate on Chennai South, Coimbatore and Madurai parliamentary constituencies in view of the LS polls. Following this, the party organised several activities in Coimbatore with the participation of Haasan.

Meanwhile, the MNM leader has not hinted at any plans to join the INDIA (Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance) bloc. It is learnt that he had asked the party workers to be ready for the election in 40 constituencies.