TN CM K Palaniswami to inaugurate Jayalalithaa’s memorial on Jan 27

Political News, National, Chennai, January 20:-The phoenix-themed memorial to late AIADMK supremo and former chief minister J Jayalalithaa, which was under construction over the last few years, is all set to be inaugurated on January 27, the state government said on Tuesday.

Chief Minister K Palaniswami would inaugurate the memorial, an official release said here.

Deputy chief minister O Panneerselvam would preside while state assembly speaker P Dhanapal, ministers, parliamentarians and party MLAs and other officials would take part in the event.

Palaniswami and Panneerselvam in May 2018 had jointly laid the foundation stone for the memorial adjacent to the memorial of party founder and the late chief minister M G Ramachandran located on the Marina Beach.

The government had earmarked Rs 50 crore for constructing the phoenix-themed memorial abutting the spot where Jayalalithaa, fondly called ‘Amma’ (Mother) was laid to rest following her demise on December 5, 2016.

-(NAV, Inputs: Agencies)

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