Actor-politician Kamal Haasan announced that he would not contest the coming Lok Sabha elections. During the release of the party manifesto and the second list of candidates of his Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) at a function in Chennai.
During the manifesto Haasan said, “All candidates are my faces. I am proud being the chariot puller than being the chariot”.
Kamal Hasan in the manifesto brings big list of promises that highlighted jobs, equal pay and reservation for women and an astounding 100 per cent profit for farmers.
He said he would generate 50 lakh jobs and give women 50 per cent reservation. He also talked about equal pay, women would get paid as much as men. The other intriguing promise was ensuring that Governors of states get elected by its legislators.
He also promised free WiFi, no toll on highways and home delivery of rations of the Public Distribution System.
The MNM had released its first list of 21 candidates for the Lok Sabha elections in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry earlier this week.
Launched a year ago, the MNM is meant to focus on the fight against corruption and development of rural Tamil Nadu.