The Supreme court agreed to hear the bail plea former Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa on October 17. Her plea for bail was rejected by Karnataka High Court on October 7, as there were no grounds for bail of, “violation of human rights”.
The court agreed to hear the plea after senior advocate Fali S Nariman pleaded to the court to “accommodate” the case in this week itself, as the court will go on vacation for Diwali.
The 66-year-old veteran politician is prisoner number 7402 – Sasikala and her relatives, Elavarasi and Sudhakaran have been given numbers 7403, 7404 and 7405, respectively. They are lodged in ParappanaAgrahara Central Prison.
Former Tamil Nadu CM is very strict about her food.She used to have a cup of curd rice for lunch and dinner, along with either a banana or an apple and hot milk along with bread and a cup of coffee in the morning.
She had sought for bail on health grounds after she was sentenced for four years of imprisonment.