Kamal Haasan’s main party leader A Arunachalam joins BJP ahead of Tamil Nadu polls

Kamal Haasan campaigned for the next state elections (File)


In a setback against Chief Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) Kamal Haasan ahead of the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections in 2021, Secretary General A Arunachalam joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday in the presence of the Union Minister Prakash Javadekar.

Mr. Arunachalam is from a village in the Tuticorin district. The development came at a time when Haasan is campaigning for the upcoming state elections.

During a press conference at the BJP headquarters in Chennai, BJP leader Javadekar said: “I am very confident that the BJP will show stellar performances in Tamil Nadu. Many parties across the country have a family celebration and our party is a family that makes the difference. between them and us. I am sure we will give a stellar performance in the state elections. “

The BJP leader said the party has performed state after state in every election.

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“In Hyderabad, we had four seats in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC), now we have 48 seats. We won the by-elections in Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat. In the District Development Council (DDC) polls in Jammu and Kashmir, the BJP has emerged as the largest party. We will do our best in Tamil Nadu as well, “he said.

Subsequently, Paatali Makkal Katchi (PMK) Middle Wing President Solan Kumara Vandayar also joined the BJP in the presence of Javadekar.

Together with Javadekar, BJP State President L Murugan and other party officials paid floral tribute to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his birth anniversary at the BJP headquarters in Chennai.