Video: NewsX Nation at 9: #PoliticsOfSuicide- Blazing row over Jaya’s ‘reward’
Published on Oct 20, 2014
A day after returning from the Parappana Agrahara prison in Bangalore, former CM and AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa announced a solatium of Rs 3 lakh for the families of sympathisers who lost their lives after her conviction on September 27. According to an official statement from the AIADMK, as many as 193 people have lost their lives. Expressing her pain at the reports of suicides after her conviction, she announced a solatium of Rs 3 lakh each to the families of 193 people and a relief of Rs 50,000 each for three partymen who were fighting for their lives at a hospital. She also wished them speedy recovery and thanked those who were praying for her early acquittal in the case. A statement issued by Jayalalithaa Sunday also appealed to the cadres to not indulge in any violent activities and suicide attempts.