Highlights

  • Madras HC set aside takeover  of Jayalalithaa’s house
  • HC directed govt to hand over house in 3 weeks to heirs
  • HC questioned the necessity for 2nd memorial for Jaya

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Acquisition of Jayalalitha's Chennai home for memorial set aside by Madras HC

The court questioned the necessity for establishing a second memorial when there is already a memorial for the late CM in Marina.

The Madras high court on Thursday set aside the takeover of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa’s residence - Veda Nilayam by the Tamil Nadu government in order to establish a memorial for her.

While hearing the pleas by Jayalalithaa's legal heirs J Deepa and J Deepak, the Madras HC directed the state government to hand over the property in Chennai's Poes Garden to them in three weeks.

Read also: TN CM inaugurates Jayalalithaa’s memorial at Marina beach

The court questioned the necessity for establishing a second memorial when there is already a memorial for the late CM in Marina.

According to Deepa and Deepak, they are emotionally and sentimentally attached to the Poes Garden residence of their aunt.

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