Tamil Nadu CM lays foundation stone for Jaya memorial 'mandapam'
(Sourced from PTI)
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today laid the foundation stone for a memorial "mandapam" of late J Jayalalithaa in Chennai abutting her burial site on the Marina beachfront. Palaniswami placed the first brick for the construction on the ground, and Panneerselvam the second, marking the formal inauguration of work for the memorial at the beach complex.
A "yagna" and special prayers were conducted ahead of the stone laying event in which Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker M Thambidurai, Tamil Nadu Ministers, MPs, and MLAs participated along with the Chief Minister and his deputy. The proposed memorial "mandapam" for late CM Jayalalithaa is set to come up behind the memorial of AIADMK founder and former Chief Minister MG Ramachandran.