Chennai, January 25: MNM founder leader and South Indian megastar, Kamal Haasan on Wednesday announced his unconditional support to senior Congress leader E.V.K.S. Elangovan for the Erode East by-election. Erode Assembly By-Election 2023: O Panneerselvam Faction To Contest Tamil Nadu Bypoll on AIADMK’s Two-Leaves Symbol.

Addressing a press meet after an executive committee meeting of his party, Kamal Haasan said: "The MNM's Governing counsel and Executive committee have unanimously decided to extend support to the Secular Progressive Alliance candidate, E.V.K.S. Elangovan. I and my party will do everything for his victory." Erode East Assembly By-Election 2023: Congress Will Field Its Candidate for Bypoll in Tamil Nadu, Says KS Alagiri.

When asked whether his stand would be the same for the general elections, he said: "We are for the welfare of Tamil Nadu and won't allow opposing forces to benefit from this. This is a decision for the present situation and you cannot force us to decide on the next step."

He said that according to party resolution, MNM has not doubts that communal forces must be opposed at any cost.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jan 25, 2023 03:17 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website