Kamal Haasan, close on the heels of announcing that he would start his political journey on February 21, said on Thursday that he would do it at the house of former president of India, APJ Abdul Kalam in Rameswaram.
“Kalam had many dreams. I am one among the people who has similar dreams. He dreamt of developing Tamil Nadu. My intention is also the same. I am moving towards that. It is not my full-time job to be critical of the government. People’s development is my intention,” he wrote in his weekly column in ‘Ananda Vikatan’.
On tax collection and distribution, he said, “I feel of late, sharing of taxes with states is not done well. Tamil Nadu is the second largest tax contributor. It’s fine to develop northern states with it. That’s how even in families we help an unemployed sibling. But the gullible contributor should not be left to starve.”
He added that a celebration of ‘Dravidian’ all across South India would bring an end to discrimination and help them “speak in chorus with Delhi.” He said Chandrababu Naidu, Pinarayi Vijayan, Chandrasekhar Rao and Siddaramaiah, the chief ministers of Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana and Karnataka, respectively, as Dravidians.