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Tamil Nadu Polls 2021: Kamal Haasan to contest from Coimbatore South constituency

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.

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Coimbatore Updated on: March 12, 2021 16:23 IST
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Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) is contesting Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu for the first time.

Actor-turned politician Kamal Haasan would make his electoral debut, contesting from Coimbatore South constituency in the April 6 Tamil Nadu assembly elections.

The Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) president made the announcement here on Friday, releasing the second list of his party's candidates.

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.

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"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.

Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) - Full list of candidates:

1 Kanyakumari (Parliament)   Dr. Shuba Charles

2 Ponneri (Res)   Mr. Desingurajan D
3 Tiruvallur   Mr. Thanigavel S
4 Avadi   Mr. Udayakumar
5 Ambattur   Mr. Vaideeswaran S
6 Thiruvotriyur   Mr. S.D. Mohan
7 Kolathur     Mr. Jagadish A
8 illivakkam   Mr. Sriharan Bala
9 Thiyagaraya Nagar   Mr. Pala Karuppiah
10 Mylapore   Mrs. Sripriya
11 Velachery    Dr. Santhosh Babu
12 Sholinganallur   Mr. Rajeev M.R
13 Alandur    Mr. Sarath Babu
14 Ranipettai   Mr. Adam Basha M
15 Vellore   Mr. Vikram Chakravarthy
16 Uthangarai (Res)   Mr. Murugesh K
17 Krishnagiri    Mr. Ravishankar RK
18 Dharmapuri    Mr. Jaya Venkatesh S K
19 Pappireddipatti   Mr. Srinivasan G M
20 Gingee   Mr. Sripathi R. P
21 Vanur (Res)   Mr. Anbin Poiyamozhi
22 Edapadi   Mr. Thasaparaj D
23 Salem - West    Mr. Thiyagarajan
24 Salem - North   Mr. Guru Chakravarthy
25 Salem - South   Mr. M. Manikantan
26 Paramathi-Vellore   Dr. K. Natraj
27 Bavani     Mr. Sadhanandham K
28 Gobichettipalayam     Mr. N.K. Prakash
29 Koundampalayam     Mr. Surabi Pankaj Raj
30 Coimbatore North     Mr. Thangavelu
31 Thondamuthur         Mrs. Srinidhi
32 Coimbatore South President     Mr. Kamal Haasan
33 Singanallur      Dr. R. Mahendran
34 Pollachi            Mr. Sathishkumar
35 Manachanallur   Mr. Samson R
36 Thanjavur   Mr. Sundaramohan
37  Madurai East   Mr. I. Muthukrishnan
38 Madurai North   Mr. M. Alagar
39 Madurai Central   Mr. V.B. Mani
40 Thiruparankundram   Mr. M. Baranirajan
41  Thiruvadanai     Mr. Sathyaraj P
42  Srivaikuntam     Mr. R. Sekar
43  Palayamkottai    Dr. Premnath D

 

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