AIADMK celebrates Jayalalithaa's bail

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Chennai, Oct 17: AIADMK cadres erupted in joy on Friday after the Supreme Court gave bail to jailed former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa.

"It is Diwali day for us," a party cadre said outside the AIADMK headquarters here.

The bail for Jayalalithaa comes on a day when the AIADMK celebrates its 43rd anniversary.

AIADMK cadres - men and women - assembled outside the party headquarters here danced in joy. They burst crackers and distributed sweets.

Similar scenes were witnessed in other parts of the state like Salem, Karur, Tuticorin.

A special court on Sep 27 convicted Jayalalithaa for corruption and jailed her for four years. She was also fined Rs.100 crore. Since then, she is in the Bangalore Central Jail.

AIADMK supporters outside the Supreme Court

AIADMK supporters outside the Supreme Court after imprisoned former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, J. Jayalalitha was granted bail, in New Delhi on Friday.

AIADMK supporters outside the Supreme Court

AIADMK supporters outside the Supreme Court after imprisoned former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, J. Jayalalitha was granted bail, in New Delhi on Friday.

Jayalalitha's supporters celebrate

Jayalalitha's supporters celebrate after she was granted bail by the Supreme Court, near the Central jail, in Bengaluru on Friday.

Jayalalitha's supporters celebrate

Jayalalitha's supporters celebrate after she was granted bail by the Supreme Court, near the Central jail, in Bengaluru on Friday.

IANS

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