Memorial for Jaya

The Public Works Department has initiated measures to construct a memorial for former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa at Marina beach. It would come up at the site where she was buried on December 6th last year.
More than 10 bids have been submitted for the tender seeking design for the memorial. Sources said that it would take five to six months for the construction to start after finalising the design and would be completed in a year’s time. Chief Minister Edappadi K.Palaniswami said that Rs 15 crore would be allocated for the project. As of now there are 64 memorials maintained by the Information and Public Relations Department across the state.Of this 14 memorials have been built for several leaders in chennai.