The Election Commission has allotted the symbol of battery torch for actor Kamal Haasan’s party, Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM). kamal has earlier announced that his party will be contesting in Lok Sabha polls without any alliance, in all the constituencies across Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.
Kamal thanked EC for allocating the symbol for his party. he tweeted, “MNM thanks the Election commission for granting us the “Battery Torch” symbol for the forthcoming elections. So appropriate. @maiamofficial will endeavour to be the “Torch-Bearer” for a new era in TN and Indian politics.”
Kamal is yet to announce from which constituency he would be contesting from. Meanwhile, the EC has announced today that the elections will take place in seven phases starting from April 11th to May 19th. The results will be announced on May 23rd.