Erode (East) bypoll | Kamal to campaign on February 19

Updated - February 12, 2023 04:23 pm IST

Published - February 11, 2023 10:07 pm IST - CHENNAI

Makkal Needhi Maiam president Kamal Haasan. File

Makkal Needhi Maiam president Kamal Haasan. File | Photo Credit: Siva Saravanan S

Makkal Needhi Maiam founder Kamal Haasan will campaign for the Congress candidate EVKS Elangovan, who is contesting in Erode East byelection, on February 19.

A press release from the party said that Mr. Haasan will start his campaign at 5 p.m. and will conclude it at 7 pm. He is expected to speak at five places - Gandhi Silai Karungal Palayam, Surampatti Four Roads, Sampath Nagar, Veerapan Chathiram and Agraharam.

Mr. Haasan, who recently participated in Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Yatra, announced his support for the Congress candidate Mr. Elangovan, whose recently deceased son, E. Thirumahan Everaa, was elected as the MLA in 2021.

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