Why Jayalalithaa was buried, despite being a Brahmin
There were questions that were asked when it was decided that J Jayalalithaa would be buried and not cremated. Customs suggest that a Tamil Iyengar Brahmin is cremated and not buried. Customs suggest that a Tamil Iyengar Brahmin is cremated and not buried. Some officials had said that Jayalalithaa would always say that she wanted to be buried next to her mentor, MGR.