The petitioner said he had earlier sent a request to the Union home secretary, the state chief secretary and the home secretary for a CBI probe into the issue.
On February 12, DMK MLA J Anbazhagan had moved the court after the portrait of Jayalalithaa was unveiled in the Assembly hall, and sought its removal on the grounds that she was found guilty on graft charges.
Opposition parties, including the Congress, PMK, DMDK and CPM questioned the move, calling Jayalalithaa a convict.
A top source in Dinakaran camp said they never wanted to release the video of Jayalalithaa which was shot by Sasikala during the treatments in Apollo Hospital.
The former AIADMK supremo spent 75 days in the hospital before breathing her last on December 5 last year.
In his documentation, Vishal has asked for the ‘Whistle’ to be his symbol in the elections and has declared movable assets worth Rs 2.45 lakh and car worth Rs 1.41 crore
The woman alleged she was given away in adoption, which her adoptive father revealed on his deathbed.
Amid I-T raids on Sasikala’s family, V Divakaran had said Jayalalithaa did not ensure any “protection” for her close aide and “utilised her fully”
The state government has set up the panel headed by Justice A Arumughaswamy, a former Madras High Court judge, to probe the death of Jayalalithaa on December 6, 2016 at a private hospital in Chennai.
Alleging that there were several doubts with regard to the death of Jayalalithaa, the petitioner submitted that he would like to stage a protest on behalf of his party before the Vellore Collectorate on October 23.
Madras High Court sought the government’s response by October 23 on the petition challenging their proposal to convert Jayalalithaa’s residence into a memorial.
“I did not see Amma (Jayalalithaa) when she was in the Apollo Hospital. We could go only upto the second storey of the hospital. After that no one was allowed (into her room),” Tamil Nadu minister Vellamandi Natarajan said.
All the ministers, including Palaniswami and Panneerselvam, had photographs of Jayalalithaa in their shirt pockets, a usual practice by the party men who refer to the late leader as ‘Amma’.
“We should wait and see as to what further steps that will be taken over this,” he added. Two days after the announcement, Revenue officials had on Saturday visited Jayalalithaa’s house as part of a preliminary exercise to take over the property.
What made a once-shy girl to take to the male-dominated world of politics? And just how did a single woman overcome deaths of people close to her, loneliness, humiliation and salacious rumour-mongering to emerge as the undisputed leader of Tamil Nadu?