Expelled AIADMK leader Sasikala discharged from hospital in Bengaluru

According to reports, more than 300 police personnel were deployed to maintain law and order upon Sasikala's release

Sasikala's return was expected to have a destabilising effect on the AIADMK

VK Sasikala, expelled AIADMK leader and trusted aide of late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, was discharged from Victoria Hospital, Bengaluru, on Sunday (January 31), after testing COVID-19 negative. She was seen leaving in a car with the AIADMK flag.

Sasikala was admitted to hospital on January 20 with fever and breathlessness and was eventually diagnosed with COVID-19.

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She was also released from Central Prison, Bengaluru, on January 27 after serving a four-year sentence for a Rs 66 crore disproportionate assets case.


According to reports, a huge crowd of Sasikala’s supporters greeted her when she was discharged from hospital and more than 300 police personnel were deployed to maintain law and order.

Doctors have asked her to be in self quarantine for some time. Her family, according to sources, has decided on taking her back to Chennai.

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