Tamils for Obama Urges Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah to Accept the Dismissal of Jayalalithaa in Disproportionate Asset Case

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Jayalalithaa, the CM of Tamil Nadu, spent some time in jail as a result of a conviction by the Karnataka court. Now the case has been dismissed on appeal and Tamils for Obama urges Siddaramaiah to let the dismissal stand.

Chief Minister Jayalalithaa

"This is an example of justice finally being done," said the Tamils for Obama press spokesman. "This case should never have been brought, and so when Justice Kumaraswamy rightly dismissed the case we were gratified.

Jayalalithaa, the CM of Tamil Nadu, spent some time in jail as a result a conviction by the Karnataka court. Now the case (Case Number: IN CLR. A. No. 834/2014) has been dismissed on appeal and Tamils for Obama urges CM of Karnataka Siddaramaiah (who has the authority to take the case to the supreme court) to let the dismissal stand.

"This is an example of justice finally being done," said the Tamils for Obama press spokesman. "This case should never have been brought, and so when Justice Kumaraswamy rightly dismissed the case we were gratified.

"There was an instance of marble flooring tiles that cost one hundred rupees apiece per square meter in 1994 and which became more expensive whenever the opposition described them. Over time the cost of these tiles were inflated to five thousand rupees per square meter.

"According to the Economic Times Justice Kumaraswamy stated that 'Can anybody accept the market price of marble at Rs 5,000 per square meter in 1994? At the most, the maximum price could be between Rs 100 to Rs 150.'

The spokesman added "We admire Jayalalithaa. She helped the poor in Tamil Nadu; she has been a capable administrator and leaders who established the conditions in which Tamil Nadu's economy could grow; she has been a popular politician who led her party to a landslide victory in the TN assembly and in the lower house of the Indian parliament."

The spokesman said, "Add to that her broad popularity among Tamils in Sri Lanka and in the diaspora, which comes from her vocal support of causes like an international investigation into war crimes committed by the Sri Lankan government during the ethnic war and a proposed referendum on the political future of northeastern Sri Lanka."

The Tamils for Obama spokesman concluded, "For all these reasons we urge CM Siddaramaiah to let Justice Kumaraswamy's verdict stand.

Tamils for Obama is a politically active group of Tamil Americans. They believe that over 70,000 Tamil civilians were massacred during the last weeks of the Sri Lankan ethnic war. They have also watched the behavior of the Sri Lankan Singhalese victors after the war, and strongly conclude that Tamils in Sri Lanka will only be safe when this unfortunate island is divided into two states.

To contact the group, call at (516) 308-2645 and speak to, or leave a message for, the Communication Director, Tamils for Obama.

http://www.TamilsForObama.com
Email: info(at)TamilsforObama(dot)com

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