2019 LS polls: MNM to announce final list tomorrow

Chennai: The final list of candidates of Kamal Haasan’s Makkal Needhi Maiam is expected to be announced tomorrow and it will reveal whether the actor-politician will contest in the election or not.

Kamal has already announced the names of candidates who will be contesting in 21 constituencies. The list of the remaining candidates for Lok Sabha constituencies and contestants for the 18 Assembly seats bypoll will be announced during a party meeting in Coimbatore tomorrow.

The first list of candidates included some prominent personalities such as actor Nasser’s wife Kameela who will be contesting in Chennai Central. Founder of Dalit Munnetra Kazhagam and advocate Abin Poyyamozhi will be contesting in Villupuram while retired IAS officer A G Mourya will battle for Chennai North constituency. In the list of 21 candidates, about eight of them are businessmen, three doctors and also three lawyers.

NT Bureau