Kamal Haasan takes a dig at AIADMK govt over gram sabha meetings

January 26, 2021 04:37 pm | Updated 04:44 pm IST - CHENNAI

Makkal Needhi Maiam leader and actor Kamal Haasan

Makkal Needhi Maiam leader and actor Kamal Haasan

Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder Kamal Haasan on Tuesday criticised the AIADMK government for denying permission for the conducting of gram sabha meetings by citing COVID-19. He pointed out that the government allowed Republic Day celebrations and the unveiling of a mausoleum for former CM Jayalalithaa. In a tweet on Tuesday, he asked: “Who is this government really afraid of?”

In another tweet, Mr. Haasan questioned the role of people in nation building and said it had shrunk to a mere casting of votes during elections. “Let’s move towards the path through which people can get what they want and avoid what they don't want,” he said.

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