Expelled AIADMK Chief VK Sasikala Quits Politics Ahead Of Tamil Nadu Polls | Read

PUBLISHED ON: March 3, 2021 | Duration: 3 min, 36 sec

  
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VK Sasikala, the expelled former chief of Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK, who was released from jail in January and was widely expected to fight for her position in the run-up to Assembly elections, has quit politics and public life. In a printed letter released Wednesday night, Sasikala - who was a close aide of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and spent four years in a Bengaluru jail on corruption charges - wrote: "I have never been after power or position even when Jaya (J Jayalalithaa) was alive. Won't do that after she is dead. (I am) quitting politics but I pray that her party wins, and her legacy goes on."
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