Plea to cremate Jaya’s body

Amrutha who filed a petition claiming to be the daughter of Jayalalithaa sought a direction to the State Government to permit the family members of Jayalalithaa to cremate her body as per rites and rituals of Vaishnava Iyengar community to which Jayalalithaa belonged.

She sought for the cremation with due police protection to her and her family members. The matter came up for hearing on Friday and the Counsel for the State government sought time to file counter affidavit. The State government has been given time till January 25th  and the matter was posted to February 3rd to decide the maintainability of the petition.