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Incoming leader of India’s Tamil Nadu state jailed

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By: Eastern Eye Staff

India‘s Supreme Court jailed the anointed next leader of Tamil Nadu for four years for corruption Tuesday, heightening the turmoil in a state still reeling from the death of its long-time matriarch. VK Sasikala was ordered to surrender to prison authorities after judges quashed her acquittal in a $10 million “disproportionate assets” case also involving her mentor, the late chief minister Jayalalithaa Jayaram. There was no immediate reaction from Sasikala who was not present at the apex court in New Delhi and has been holed up in a resort close to Tamil Nadu’s capital Chennai since last week. But the…

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