Actor turned politician Kamal Hassan said that he wanted to see more women in the political field. He said that he will encourage them to join politics and whichever party they choose to join will benefit from their presence.
The Makkal Needhi Maiam leader while speaking at an event which he presided over said that Tamil Nadu had a history of success stories about women taking up initiatives and coming out in flying colors. He stressed the need for women to make their presence felt in the political arena. He urged them to at least come out in large numbers and cast their vote in the elections.