Sasikala Natarajan to be released from Jail on 14th August

Former Tamilnadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s close aide V K Sasikala lawyer confirms she is likely to be released from the Parappana Agrahara prison in Karnataka on August 14th, 2020. Release has been delayed due to the lockdown imposed in view of the coronavirus pandemic.

Sasikala and her relatives Elavarasi and Sudhakaran were sentenced to four years prison in the disproportionate wealth case that was going on for more than two decades and jailed in Parppana Agrahara prison. Since A1 Jayalalitha passed away on December 5th, 2016 she was exempted from the prison term but the rest were lodged in the Parapana Agrahara prison in Bengaluru.

Sasikala Sentence for Four years from Feb 2017 till Feb 2021. As per the Karnataka jail manual, a prisoner is eligible for four days to leave / month. 4 days * 40 months (so far) = 160 days + 35 days (earlier jail period) = 195 (6.5 months).

December 2016

ADMK General Secretary

After the Death of ADMK Chief Jayalalitha, She was nominated as ADMK General Secretary officially in party meeting.

February 2017

Chief Minister of Tamilnadu

Sasikala unanimously elected as the AIADMK Legislature Party Leader. Tamil Nadu Governor Vidyasagar Rao accepted the resignation of Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on 6 February 2017. Governor delayed announcing VK Sasikala as the new Chief Minister due to the verdict.

February 2017

The verdict of the misappropriation case

VK Sasikala was convicted and sentenced to 4 years sentence in Bangalore Parapana Jail and gave her 24 hours to surrender.

The political drama happened in those times known all over India. All ADMK MLAs were locked in a Private Resort in ECR. Sasikala nominated Edappadi Palaniswami as the Chief Minister of Tamilnadu. But the twist and tale come after the imprisonment of her. Sasikala was expelled from the AIADMK and removed from her post of General Secretary. Later Palaniswami and O. Panneerselvam joined together and made ADMK a stronger party again. Sasikala and her family started a new party AMMK with TTV Dinakaran as General Secretary.

During the imprisonment of her there were several CCTV footages circulated in Internet about Sasikala and Ilavarasi were come from Shopping along with Shopping bags. Jail Cell were modified for the convenience of her with Television and luxury items.