Makkal Needhi Maiyyam (MNM) chief Kamal Haasan, who is contesting from the Coimbatore South Assembly constituency, filed his nomination papers on Monday.
For this, he arrived in Coimbatore by plane from Chennai this afternoon. He was given an enthusiastic welcome by the party cadres and allies at the Coimbatore airport. He then drove to the Central Zone Corporation Office. There he filed his nomination with the returning officer.
Following that, Kamal Haasan will start his election campaign at 6 pm today at Thermutti on Raja Street, Coimbatore. He campaigns among the public and collects votes for the Torchlight symbol. Dr Mahendran, the party’s vice-president, is contesting from the Coimbatore Singanallur assembly constituency on behalf of MNM.
In this regard, Mahendran filed his nomination papers with the Returning Officer Ramkumar at the Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation Office (East Zone) in Singanallur.