Chennai, July 29
Nearly four kg gold, 601 kg silver, over 8,300 books, 10,438 gown materials and different fabric and puja objects are among the many quite a few issues that determine within the exhaustive record of movable and immovable properties in late Chief Minister J Jayalalitha’s Poes Garden residence right here.
The late AIADMK supremo had lived at ‘Veda Nilayam,’ a three-storeyed constructing, earlier than she breathed her final in December 2016, and the state authorities had in 2017 introduced changing the luxury property right into a memorial.
The state authorities will switch the movable and immovable properties to the Puratchi Thalaivi Dr J Jayalalithaa Memorial Foundation, which is to be fashioned for making preparations to transform Veda Nilayam right into a memorial.
It will likely be headed by chief minister Ok Palaniswami.
The record of properties inside Jayalalithaa’s bungalow additionally contains two mango timber, a jack fruit tree and 5 coconut and banana timber every, as per the state authorities ordinance issued in May.
There had been a complete of 32,721 movable properties.
Governor Banwarilal Purohit had promulgated the ordinance in May to facilitate the momentary possession of Jayalalithaa’s residence to transform it right into a memorial.
The constructing of Veda Nilayam, together with movable objects resembling furnishings, books, jewels, and so forth. are in a state of disuse for greater than three years, the ordinance mentioned.
So the federal government determined to switch all of the immovable and movable properties to the federal government for its repairs till the acquisition course of is full.
“Hence, the Governor of Tamil Nadu Banwarilal Purohit has promulgated an ordinance to temporarily take possession of Veda Nilayam and movable items therein to the state government and to establish (the) Puratchi Thalaivi Dr J Jayalalithaa Memorial Foundation for making long term arrangements to convert Veda Nilayam as a memorial,” it mentioned.
Incidentally, the state authorities had on July 25 deposited Rs 67.9 crore within the metropolis Civil Court for buying Veda Nilayam.
Of the sum, Rs 36.9 crore can be paid in direction of IT and wealth tax arrears which Jayalalithaa had reportedly owed the Income Tax division, thus releasing it of any encumbrances. PTI