Chennai, Jan 28: Late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s Veda Nilayam residence, transformed right into a memorial by the federal government was declared open by Chief Minister Okay Palaniswami right here on Thursday.
Jayalalithaa’s Poes Backyard residence ‘Veda Nilayam’ inaugurated as memorial|Oneindia Information
The Chief Minister introduced that her delivery anniversary on February 24 can be celebrated as a state occasion yearly.
The Veda Nilayam premises continues to be out of bounds for the general public in view of a Madras Excessive Court docket order on petitions by Deepak and Deepa, nephew and niece of Jayalalithaa difficult notification for buying her aunt’s home to transform it right into a memorial and the award handed by the Land Acquisition Officer.
The federal government has moved an attraction difficult the only decide”s interim order and the petition is predicted to be heard on Friday. In a easy operate, Palaniswami unveiled a plaque that declared the Veda Nilayam residence a memorial in her honour and following takeover of the residential property by the federal government.
Palaniswami, flanked by his cupboard colleagues, together with Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam and Meeting Speaker P Dhanapal paid floral tributes to a portrait of Jayalalithaa and so they lit a conventional lamp symbolising the opening of the memorial. Later, unveiling a life dimension statue of Jayalalithaa right here Palaniswami introduced that the late chief’s delivery anniversary on February 24 can be noticed as a authorities occasion to honour her.
The 9 toes excessive statue has been arrange within the premises of a state-run increased training facility on Kamarajar Salai in entrance of the Marina seaside right here. Paying floral tributes to her, the Chief Minister stated yearly, on behalf of the federal government, her statue can be garlanded as a mark of respect and the anniversary shall be noticed as a authorities occasion.
Hailing her, the CM listed her achievements which incorporates all girls police stations, a girls commando power and particular courts to strive offences in opposition to girls. Named after the previous Chief Minister”s mom Vedavalli (whose display screen title was Sandhya), ”Veda Nilayam” at quantity 81, in upscale Poes Backyard is unfold over 24,322 sq. toes and has a landscaped backyard.
The residential constructing contains workplace room, library, ready room for friends, convention corridor and the premises has been cleaned up and painted, a authorities launch stated.
Reportedly, the property was purchased by Jayalalithaa”s mom within the late 1960”s and it was dwelling to the late Chief Minister for over three a long time the place a number of leaders together with Prime Minister Narendra Modi had referred to as on her.
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The Madras Excessive Court docket on Wednesday allowed the federal government to go forward with the opening ceremony however ordered that the constructing shall not be thrown open to the general public.
In its interim order, the court docket stated, “This case spotlights that the problem concerned right here will not be solely confined to the correctness or the legality of the acquisition of the immovable property in Veda Nilayam, however to the unfinished strategy of acquisition of the movables additionally.”
On August 17, 2017 Chief Minister Okay Palaniswami had introduced that Veda Nilayam can be transformed right into a memorial and opened to public in remembrance of her achievements and repair to the folks.
The Tamil Nadu Meeting had in September 2020 adopted a Invoice to interchange an ordinance issued for possession of the late Chief Minister”s residence right here and to facilitate vesting of movable properties therein with the federal government.