Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Wednesday formally began his political journey by first visiting former President late APJ Abdul Kalam’s residence in Rameswaram. He will be unveiling his party’s name and the flag at a public rally later in the day in Madurai. Kamal met the former President’s elder brother and other family members at the residence in Rameswaram, around 600 km from here. “Greatness can come from simple beginnings,” he said.
“Actually it will come only from simplicity. Glad to start my journey from a great man’s simple abode,” the actor added in a tweet. Also Read - Kamal Haasan 'Expected' PM Narendra Modi to Speak About More Important Things, Tweet in Kannada Goes Viral
However his second halt at the government school in Mandapam where Kalam studied got cancelled as the district administration did not give permission, according to reports reaching here. Speaking to a television channel a leader of a Hindu outfit said they had opposed Kamal’s visit to the school as he was trying to gain political mileage and nothing more. Later speaking to the fishing community in Rameswaram, Haasan said that it is one of the most important industry in Tamil Nadu. He would be back to listen to the suggestions made by the fisherfolks. Also Read - Doctor Feeds Food to Coronavirus Patient in Absence of Family, Photo Goes Viral
She said while anyone can float a political party, Tamil Nadu is not in a situation where only Kamal can save it.
On the other hand dalit party leader Thol. Thirumavalan told reporters that Kamal and Rajinikanth are agents of the BJP to affect DMK in Tamil Nadu. Meanwhile, Hassan’s daughter, Shruti, took to Twitter to express her joy with her father’s recent feat. She wrote, “Wishing my dear father all the success on his first step of a million more toward change and political reform – to quote your favourite mahatma Gandhi “be the change you wish to see in the world “ I’m certain your determination and perseverance toward truth and justice..we have witnessed in our family ,will now be seen by everyone in our wonderful home of Tamil Nadu.” Also Read - Safety Masks For Rs 10? Tamil Nadu Prisoners Help in Overcoming The Shortage For Policemen And Public