Makkal Needhi Maiam

Indian political party founded by Kamal Haasan

Makkal Needhi Maiam (Translation: People's Justice Centre), is an Indian political party in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and union territory of Puducherry. It was founded by famous actor Kamal Haasan.[1] This party was started (launched) in a public meeting at Madurai in 2018 February 21. He also launched his party flag in the meeting. The flag has a symbol with six hands locked with one another. This symbol represents the co-operation between the South Indian states (5 States and 1 Union Territory).[2]

Important ideologies

  • Quality education
  • Establishment of corruption free state
  • Standing against Religious and Caste differences
  • Bringing South Indian states together
  • No permanent Chief Minister for the state[3]


  1. "'No Left Or Right, I'm Centre': Kamal Haasan Names New Political Party".
  2. Desk, The Hindu Net (21 February 2018). "Kamal Haasan party launch: As it happened" – via
  3. "Five key promises Kamal Haasan made at launch of new party Makkal Needhi Maiam". Moneycontrol.