Jayalalitha niece Deepa Jayakumar harassed ahead of RK Nagar bypoll 2017 ?

Jayalalitha niece Deepa Jayakumar, on Monday alleged that she is being harassed so that she does not contest the bypoll in RK Nagar Assembly seat. The RK Nagar bypoll 2017 will be held on April 12.

Jayalalitha niece Deepa Jayakumar News Update

In an indirect reference to AIADMK chief VK Sasikala Natarajan’s camp, Deepa Jayakumar was quoted as saying in a PTI report, “Right from the day I announced that I will be contesting in RK Nagar Assembly constituency, I am being harassed in several ways indirectly.”

“I could not even stay at my house and goons are being sent against me. I do not know who (goons) they are. Several conspiracies are being hatched to prevent me from contesting in the bypoll,” Jayalalitha niece Deepa Jayakumar told reporters, while making the stern allegations.

Jayalalitha niece Deepa Jayakumar

Jayalalitha niece Deepa Jayakumar

Deepa Jayakumar went on to say that she was even stopped from visiting the Apollo Hospitals where former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa was admitted last year. That’s not all. She even claimed that she was kept away from taking part in the last rites of the popular leader.

Deepa Jayakumar paid her tribute at Jayalalithaa’s memorial at the Marina Beach in Chennai at around 10 pm on Sunday. She sat there in meditation for a while.

Jayalalitha niece Deepa Jayakumar act was reminiscent of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, who also sat in meditation on February 7 at the memorial. It was after the peaceful act, that all hell broke loose in AIADMK as Panneerselvam raised his voice against Sasikala Natarajan.

Jayalalitha Niece Deepa Jayakumar to Contest RK Nagar bypoll 2017

Jayalalitha niece Deepa Jayakumar had announced the founding of MGR Amma Deepa Peravai on February 24. She had said then that she would contest the RK Nagar bypoll 2017. The RK Nagar assembly seat became vacant following the death of Jayalalithaa on December 5 last year.

Deepa Jayakumar has been a stern opponent of Sasikala Natarajan in recent times. Let us see, if Deepa Jayakumar can ride on Jayalalitha sympathy wave to win the RK Nagar bypoll 2017.

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