"Yes, Mr Dinakaran came around 4.50pm and met Ms Sasikala for about half-an-hour in the prison," Superintendent of Prisons Krishnaiah told reporters here.
Mr Palaniswami got 122 votes in favour and 11 people voted against him following the eviction of principal opposition DMK and a protest walkout by its allies, who, when counted together, make 98 legislators in the 234-member House.
Ms Sasikala and co-accused Ms Ellavarasi and her another nephew V N Sudhakaran were lodged in the prison on February 15, after she surrendered in the trial court here following their conviction by the Supreme Court in the disproportionate assets case.
Before proceeding to surrender in the trial court, Ms Sasikala had appointed Mr Dinakaran as Deputy General Secretary of AIADMK.
Before being jailed, Ms Sasikala made Mr Dinakaran the party's No 2 to make sure that the reins remain firmly in her grip.
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