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Discussed political situation on Tamil Nadu: Kamal Haasan on meeting Sonia Gandhi

Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan remained tight-lipped about whether he would support the Congress in its endeavour to bring together an anti-BJP front in the 2019 Lok Sabh polls.

india Updated: Jun 21, 2018 19:04 IST
Press Trust of India, New Delhi
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Makkal Needhi Maiam president Kamal Haasan during his interaction with media after meeting Congress leader Sonia Gandhi at her residence at 10 Janpath, in New Delhi. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)

Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) president Kamal Haasan on Thursday met UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi and discussed the political situation in Tamil Nadu.

The actor-turned-politician had on Wednesday met Congress president Rahul Gandhi at his residence and held similar discussions.

“I have met Sonia Gandhi and we discussed the political situation in general in Tamil Nadu,” he told the reporters after the meeting.

On whether he would support the Congress in its endeavour to bring opposition parties together on one platform to defeat the BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabh polls, Haasan said, “It is to early to decide.”

The MNM chief said he had met Rahul Gandhi and other opposition leaders in Bengaluru at the swearing-in of HD Kumaraswamy as Karnataka chief minister.

Haasan met Sonia Gandhi at her residence.

First Published: Jun 21, 2018 17:12 IST