|Founded||21 February 2018|
|Headquarters||4, Eldams Road, Alwarpet, Chennai-600018, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Colours||Red, Black and White|
|ECI Status||Unrecognised Party|
|Seats in Lok Sabha|
0 / 543
|Seats in Rajya Sabha|
0 / 245
|Seats in State Legislative Assemblies|
The Makkal Needhi Maiam (transl. People's Justice Centre; abbr. MNM) is an Indian regional political party in the state of Tamil Nadu and union territory of Puducherry. The party was founded by Kamal Haasan at Madurai on 21 February 2018. He also unveiled the party flag. The flag is symbolised by six interlocked hands, meant to represent co-operation between the Southern states of India (5 States and 1 UT). Their election symbol is a battery torchlight.
This party is estimated to have around 5,500 office bearers at present.
Kamal Haasan, the President of the Makkal Needhi Maiam party, has appointed Dr.R.Mahendran as the Vice President on 2018.
|Vice President||R. Mahendran|
General Secretaries list
|General Secretary, Headquarters||Santhosh Babu (Former I.A.S.)|
|General Secretary, Party Structure (North & East of Tamil Nadu)||A. G. Maurya (Retd. I.P.S.)|
|General Secretary, Party Structure (South & West of Tamil Nadu)||M. Muruganandam|
|General Secretary, Communication||C. K. Kumaravel|
|General Secretary, Frontals||V. Umadevi|
Indian General Elections
|Election Year||Party leader||Seats contested||Seats won||Change in seats||Vote swing||Popular vote||Result|
|2019 Election||Kamal Haasan||37||
0 / 543
State Legislative Assembly Elections
|Election Year||Party leader||Seats contested||Seats won||Change in seats||Percentage of votes||Vote swing||Popular vote||Result|
|2021 Election||Kamal Haasan||TBD||TBD||TBD||TBD||TBD||TBD||TBD|
2019 Lok Sabha Election
For 2019 Indian general election he declared to contest on 40 seats included 39 of Tamil Nadu and 1 of Puducherry. Initially, there was speculation that Kamal Haasan could ally with the Congress after the state Congress chief had hinted at it. A few days ago, a lesser known Republican Party of India had forged an alliance with the MNM.
Releasing the party manifesto and the second list of candidates of his Makkal Needhi Maiam or MNM at a function in Coimbatore, Mr Haasan said, "All candidates are my faces. I am proud being the chariot puller than being in the chariot".
Makkal Needhi Maiam's vote share in the 2019 Lok Sabha election was 0.26% (in the seats it contested). Makkal Needhi Maiam secured 1,613,708 votes of the 4,20,83,544 polled in Tamil Nadu. J. Ebenezer, who contested from the Kanyakumari constituency secured the fewest votes at 8,590 while the MNM vice president Dr. R.Mahendran contesting from the Coimbatore constituency secured the highest number of votes by the party at 1,45,104. The party performed well in urban areas such as Chennai and Coimbatore, where it regularly polled upwards of 10% of the vote share and often secured more than one lakh votes, but it performed poorly in rural areas. Despite this, all the candidates lost their deposit.
Makkal Needhi Maiam candidates lost their deposit in all the seats it contested in the 2019 Indian general election  but they came third in many urban constituencies through it fell behind the Naam Tamilar Katchi in several rural constituencies and Amma Makkal Munnettra Kazagam in some constituencies behind the DMK and AIADMK fronts came first or second in all constituencies.
2021 Tamilnadu Assembly Election
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