Kamal Haasan unveils party flag, names his party 'Makkal Needhi Maiam'

"This is your party, for the people. I am not the leader. I am speaking to the leaders here," he said at the founding function

Kamal Haasan
Kamal Haasan launches his political party

Amid fanfare, actor Kamal Haasan today launched his political party, naming it "Makkal Needhi Maiam," and unveiled its flag that symbolises the strength of unity. "I am not your leader, I am your tool.. this gathering is full of leaders," he said moments before announcing the party's name that roughly translates to "Centre for People's Justice." The party flag was unveiled just before Haasan announced the name of his party with a brief pause heightening the dramatic effect as the huge crowd roared its approval. The flag in white ...