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Why Jayalalithaa will be buried, not cremated?

Why Jayalalithaa was buried, not cremated?

CHENNAI, Dec. 7 -- The burial, rather than cremation, of late Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa on Tuesday alongside the memorial of her mentor MG Ramachandran at Marina Beach, raised many eyebrows. As per custom, a Tamil Brahmin - whether an ... HT Syndication, 1 month ago

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Jayalalithaa's kin perform last rites, cremate her

Mysuru: Upset over the burial of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister late Jayaram Jayalalithaa who belonged to an Iyengari Brahmin family, the relatives of Mr N.J. Vasudevan, who claims to be Ms Jayalalithaa's step-brother, redid her final rites while ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago Kin perform last rites of Jayalalithaa again  Times of India1 month ago Jayalalitha's kin perform her last rites as per Hindu rituals  Business Standard India1 month ago Jayalalithaa's relatives re-perform her last rites as per Hindu rituals  Sify1 month ago

Jayalalithaa's journey from an actor to Tamil Nadu's political star

She was a rank outsider in Tamil Nadu's male-dominated politics, a woman dismissed by critics as a mere actress and a Brahmin leader in a state where anti-caste Dravidian ideology held sway. But through her keen political acumen and leadership ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago Jayalalithaa, actor to leader: the life of Tamil Nadu's political star  Hindustan Times1 month ago Jayalalithaa: From actor to leader  MSN News US1 month ago
Outlook India

Cho Ramaswamy articulated the anxieties of conservative, middle-class Brahmins

By AR Venkatachalapathy Cho Ramaswamy passed away in Chennai on Wednesday. That the end came barely a day after Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa's death is coincidental — he had been in and out of hospital for a year now — but perhaps ...
 Economic Times1 month ago Cho Ramaswamy: The man who defied many and yet defined many  New Indian Express1 month ago Cho Be It. Exeunt.  Outlook India1 month ago Cho Ramaswamy: The Actor, Journalist, Politician and King Maker  MapsofIndia1 month ago

Dravidian leader or Hindu saint? The politics behind Ammas burial

The Brahmin community in Tamil Nadu is up in arms. Their beloved Amma, J Jayalalithaa, was buried and not cremated, as the Brahmin tradition demands. Hindus burn the body because they believe that the soul should depart free from all attachments to the body.
 catchnews.com1 month ago

MGR's Legacy: Darling of Masses And an Unsuspecting Keynesian

It was indeed the context in which he arrived in the political scene in Tamil Nadu that made MG Ramachandran establish himself as immortal. The DMK, whose emergence as ruling party in 1967, had run its course. The non-Brahmin rhetoric had shown ...
 News18.com4 hours ago
New Indian Express

Sasikala's husband Natarajan bats for O Panneerselvam, says saffron forces trying to divide AIADMK

Tamil Nadu CM O Panneerselvam (File Photo | PTI) THANJAVUR/KRISHNAGIRI/CHENNAI: After staying in the background for weeks, a period that was filled with rumours and speculations about an implicit lack of trust on Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, ...
 New Indian Express22 hours ago

We support ban on Jallikattu: Cong 2016 May manifesto

he Supreme Court delivering the judgement on the petition challenging the ban on Jallikattu, the rural sport of Tamil Nadu, is being projected by the Opposition DMK and its allies as an effort by the Brahminical BJP to saffronise the southern State.
 New Delhi Pioneer1 day ago
Manorama Online

Panneerselvam sworn in as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister

Draped in her favourite green colour saree, Jayalalithaa's body was taken from her Poes Garden residence early Monday morning to Rajaji Hall. Several of the mourners could be seen breaking down in tears as they filed past the coffin in the state ...
 Equilibrio Informativo1 month ago 'AMMA' IS NO MORE ..  Kaumudi1 month ago LIVE: Jayalalithaa's final journey begins, funeral procession heads to Marina beach  Firstpost.com1 month ago Jayalalithaa dead: Funeral at 4.30 pm on Chennai's Marina Beach with full state honours  Firstpost.com1 month ago

Jayalalithaa's kin conduct funeral as per Vaishnava tradition

An image of the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. MYSURU:A week after Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's demise and burial held with state honours at Marina Beach in Chennai, the family members of the AIADMK supremo conducted the ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago Indian pol's legacy shows political opportunism works every time  Crux Now.com1 month ago Lakhs bid adieu as Jayalalithaa is laid to rest. Now, its back to politics  catchnews.com1 month ago Nothing deterred Jaya from achieving what she sought to  Rediff.com1 month ago
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