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A Litany Of Woes: Why Jayalalitha's Posh Chennai Bungalow Has Turned Into A Battlefield

Jayalalitha's close friend Sasikala, now in jail, is building her political redemption around the famous Poes Garden bungalow that is now confiscated by the court

A Litany Of Woes: Why Jayalalitha's Posh Chennai Bungalow Has Turned Into A Battlefield
A Litany Of Woes: Why Jayalalitha's Posh Chennai Bungalow Has Turned Into A Battlefield
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2019-09-13T16:05:31+05:30

For nearly four decades, 36 Poes Garden remained one of the most important addresses in Chennai—an unavoidable hub of political activity visited by the country’s top political leaders; a power centre from where its two women residents determined the fate of Tamil Nadu and its politics. Till fate and law intervened. One of the two protagonists—Jayalalitha—is dead while her friend Sasikala is counting her days in a Bangalore prison.

Sasikala is pinning her hopes on a premature release and is aiming to take back control of Poes Garden and other properties that the two had shared. There are only two obstacles—the trial court verdict that had confiscated most of their properties after terming them illicit. Then, there are two of Jayalalitha’s relatives.

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