While Jayalalithaa's supporters and AIADMK workers were busy in protesting against the verdict, people on Twitter were busy in praising the judgement by a special court in Bangalore. Hash tag -- #JayaVerdict was trending on the site since Saturday morning and later it was flooded with anti-Jaya tweets.
Jayalalithaa along with her aide Sasikala have been found guilty as they are convicted in accumulating Rs 66 crore wealth disproportionate to known sources of her income from 1991-96 in her first term as Chief Minister.
Check how people on reacted over the verdict on Twitter:
Jaya deserves 7 yr sentence. Her crime as CM is more serious than that of any MLA or babu. Hope the judge isn't soft on her. #JayaVerdict— Gururaj S (@Equateall) September 27, 2014
RT Prerna_India: Chest Pain / BP/ ambulance/ Hospital !! Count down begins 10 ...9....8.....#JayaVerdict— Affan (@mohdaffan007) September 27, 2014
No Indian politician ever goes out of politics because of a corruption conviction. That is our reality. Maybe that'll change. #Jayaverdict— Chitra Subramaniam (@chitraSD) September 27, 2014
While media is talking about change the course of Tami Nadu politics, it could have a change on Indian politics #jayaverdict— One.in (@Onedotin) September 27, 2014
#Jayaverdict After Chautala, now Amma, kudos indian judiciary.When we will see similar verdicts against Lalu and others ?— Tushar (@karntushar) September 27, 2014
Its Better To Stay At Home And Watch JayaTV Rather Than Going Out!!#Jayaverdict— Faiyaz (@FaiyazTweets) September 27, 2014
Not against law of the land but please jail Corrupt and divisive Congis n seculars first,not ones who r doing something good. #Jayaverdict— Hai Nahi Can (@HaiNahiCan) September 27, 2014
Finally aftr 18yrs Jayalalitha convicted in wealth case.The anti corruption law strts tkng its toll.Lets C wht punishmnt sh get #Jayaverdict— Geetika Mallick (@mallick_geetika) September 27, 2014