Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit has promulgated an ordinance to take non permanent possession of late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s residence to transform it right into a memorial, the state authorities stated on Friday.
The ordinance may also assist the state authorities set up a basis named after Jayalalithaa for this goal and will probably be headed by Chief Minister Ok Palaniswami, an official launch right here stated.
Palaniswami had earlier introduced changing the late AIADMK supremo’s ‘Veda Nilayam’ residence on the posh Poes Garden space right into a memorial.
“The building of Veda Nilayam, including the movable items such as furniture, books, jewels, etc. are in a state of disuse for more than three years. So the government decided to transfer all the immovable and movable properties to the government for its upkeep until the acquisition process is complete,” it stated.
“Hence, the Governor of Tamil Nadu Banwarilal Purohit has promulgated an ordinance to temporarily take possession of Veda Nilayam and movable items therein to the state Government and to establish (the) Puratchi Thalaivi Dr J Jayalalithaa Memorial Foundation for making long term arrangements to convert Veda Nilayam as a Memorial,” it stated.