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Haasan gears up for political debut from Abdul Kalam's town

News Agencies | Updated on: 21 February 2018, 10:56 IST
Kamal Hassan (ANI)

Overwhelmed after visiting former President Late Dr APJ Abdul Kalam's house in Rameswaram, actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Wednesday said that greatness always comes from the simplest of the house from which the former belonged to.

"Greatness can come from the simplest of houses and this is one of them. I am touched," Haasan said after meeting President Kalam's his brother and sister-in-law here.

However, Haasan's visit to President Kalam's School in Rameswaram was cancelled due to some unspecified reasons.

The actor will mark the beginning of his politics from his hometown in Rameswaram.

The Hindu Munnani organisation has objected to the 'politicisation of school' and has written to the district collector in this regard.

Haasan aims to change the political scenario of Tamil Nadu, which has lately been in turmoil following the death of chief minister J Jayalalithaa.

--ANI

First published: 21 February 2018, 10:56 IST
 
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