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Press Trust of India  |  Coimbatore 

On the second leg of his state wide tour after forming his party 'Makkal Neethi Maiyyam,' today asked people to come together to bring about the 'much needed' change in society.

Addressing a large number of party workers and fans at Avanashi in nearby district, he said it was not enough to bring in crowds for a meeting. One should come and work at the grassroots level to bring in the 'much needed' change in society, he said.

The is on a tour of Coimbatore, and districts to meet people and workers.

Earlier, paid homage at the at nearby Perumanallurby by placing a wreath there.

The said he supported early implementation of the long pending Athikadavu-Avanashi Water project. He met those who were fighting for it's cause over the years.

Earlier, talking to reporters at the city airport, Kamal Hassan said he had come to meet members of and party workers.

"This is neither a public meeting nor a conference," he said.

Haasan took the political plunge by launching the "Makkal Needhi Mayyam" at on February 21, saying his outfit was committed to politics free from "games of caste and religion" and would focus on good governance.

The top had also touched upon key issues concerning Tamil Nadu, including the Cauvery river water dispute, alleged corruption and vote for money.

He had told his followers to realise that they have a big responsibility and they had to be pioneers.

Haasan had earlier visited former A P J Abdul Kalam's residence at Rameswaram, where he sought blessings from the late leader's brother.

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First Published: Sat, March 10 2018. 19:15 IST