However, many started asking - why is the case being heard in Bangalore and not in Tamil Nadu? According to sources, the case has been transferred from Tamil Nadu to Karnataka to provide a fair trial.
Sec 144 has also been imposed in Bangalore in this regard. A special court has been set up at the Parappana Agrahara central jail premises for the hearing.
Jaya is alleged to have accumulated assets worth Rs 66 crore between 1991 and 1996 when she was the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.
The case was filed on the complaints of DMK's K Anbazhagan and Janata Party President Subramanian Swamy.