Sasikala was also accused of poisoning Jayalalithaa, know the entire truth

Sasikala was also accused of poisoning Jayalalithaa, know her entire journey.

Sasikala was also accused of poisoning Jayalalithaa, know the entire truth

New Delhi : VK Sasikala on Wednesday announced that she would stay away from politics before the Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections 2021, the AIADMK expelled leader and close to the late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. Sasikala was facing a case of corruption. She came out of jail on January 27 after serving a four-year sentence in it. There was a breakdown in the party only after Sasikala.

Sasikala appealed to Jayalalithaa's supporters to act like siblings and also requested that they ensure that Jayalalithaa's golden age regime continues. She appealed to the true supporters of Jayalalithaa to work unitedly in the April 6 election and stop the common enemy from coming to power.

Sasikala was born in 1957 at Thiruthuraiipundi in Tanjore district, Tamil Nadu, 330 km from Chennai. Sasikala's mother's name is Krishnaveeni and father's name is Vivekanandan.

Sasikala was married to M Natarajan. He was then a public relations officer in the Tamil Nadu government.

During a time, relations between Jayalalithaa and Sasikala deteriorated. In 2011, Sasikala was also accused that she wanted to kill Jayalalithaa by poisoning her. There were allegations that Sasikala wanted to make her husband the next chief minister. Sasikala was expelled from the party after the allegations surfaced. A few days later, there was a comeback in the party again.

Sasikala was the closest to Jayalalithaa. According to political analyst M Venkatesan, Sasikala's role was instrumental in making Jayalalithaa 'Amma'.

In 2016, Sasikala was made the General Secretary of AIADMK after Jayalalithaa's death. Later, efforts were made to make Sasikala the next CM of Tamil Nadu. She was also elected as the leader of the legislative party. Meanwhile, the court sentenced Sasikala to four years of imprisonment in the case of disproportionate assets.

When Sasikala was jailed, she was expelled from the AIADMK in 2017. Palanisamy and O Panneerselvam merged their respective factions of the AIADMK. Many people, including the nephew of Sasikala, TTV Dinakaran, were expelled from the party.