Expelled All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader VK Sasikala on March 29 visited Ramanathaswamy Temple in Tamil Nadu's Rameswaram. She performed puja at the temple. Sasikala, who was released from a Bangalore jail, few months back, has also left politics.
Former AIADMK General Secretary who served a sentence on corruption charges, VK Sasikala has announced she will step away from politics and the public life. Her move after being released from jail was hotly speculated and her announcement to shun any post and politics was not anticipated. Watch the video for more.
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Nation remembered former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa on her 73rd birth anniversary. Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid rich tributes to the former AIADMK veteran for her services to people. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam paid floral tributes to Jayalalithaa. AIADMK marked the occasion by organising state-wide events like medical camps, etc. VK Sasikala and TTV Dhinakaran also paid floral tributes to 'Amma' in Chennai. Born in 1948, Jayalalithaa served five terms as the CM of Tamil Nadu between 1991-2016.
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Coronavirus cases continue to surge in the country. Amid COVID scare, Tamil Nadu government has intensified surveillance. On the orders of the District Collector, 29 monitoring teams have been set up to monitor Rameswaram. The team instructed locals about COVID SOPs and police kept a tab over the vehicular movement. Thermal screening of bus passengers were also done in the region. Tamil Nadu has 16,79,740 active cases as of now.