The writer is professor and head, Department of Politics and Public Administration, University of Madras.
Kamal Haasan will need ideology, not just idealism, if he wants to present himself as a political alternative in Tamil Nadu
BJP little understands the social dynamics of politics in the state, grassroots influence of social justice movements, and the ideological basis of Dravidian movement in the state. Dravidian parties may have lost sheen with time but the ideological contents and ground realities are intact.
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