Chennai, January 17: Tamil actor Kamal Haasan will announce the name of his party on February 21 and begin a state-wide tour the same day. Releasing a detailed plan of his debut political tour, Haasan said it will commence on February 21 and will be undertaken in multiple phases. Also Read - Tuticorin Custodial Deaths Case: Another Cop Arrested, 5 Police Taken in Custody so Far
“As hinted in the press conference of November 2017, I intend to embark on a journey across the state from February 21, 2018, to truly understand the needs of my people, what is afflicting them and what their aspirations are. Further, this momentous journey of meeting people across Tamil Nadu is neither an act of rebellion nor is it a gathering for glamour; this is a journey of discovery and learning and an opportunity for me to truly understand my people,” the letter written by him read. Also Read - 'What The Hell is Happening in 2020?': Twitter Asks as Another Boiler Explosion Shakes Tamil Nadu
On this tour, which will be flagged off from his hometown of Ramanathapuram, Haasan will be proceeding to the districts of Madurai, Dindigul and Sivagangai, where he will be interacting with locals. Also Read - First Day of Unlock 2: India Crosses 6 Lakh-mark in COVID Count, 4 States Record Highest Number of Cases | Top Developments
On November 7, 2016, Haasan launched a mobile app that will enable him to connect with the people. “The aim would be to reach out to people with the help of this app,” Haasan has said.
On a related note, the actor had in September 2017 had said that he would be willing to work with Rajinikanth, if the superstar decided to enter politics.
With inputs from ANI