Chennai Police deny permission to Sasikala rally

Chennai: Greater Chennai police has reportedly declined a request made by the AMMK cadres to carry out a procession led by former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s close aide V K Sasikala.

The request was submitted by former Minister and AMMK deputy general secretary Senthamizhan.

In the petition he had reportedly mentioned that more than 5,000 cadres will participated in the procession whcih will be headed toward Jayalalithaa’s memorial at Marina Beach.

Sources said that police had rejected the request saying that the information given was not complete.

It may be noted that Sasikala was released from Bengaluru prison after serving a four year jail term following her conviction in the DA case.

Her nephew and AMMK deputy general secretary TTV Dhinakaran, in a tweet said Sasikala will return to Tamilnadu on 8 February morning, instead of 7 February.

Before her release, she was admitted to a hospital after she tested positive for coronavirus and was discharged on Sunday last. Since then she has been under quarantine at a resort in Karnataka as per the advise of the doctors.


NT Bureau