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Sasikala granted 15-day parole, leaves from Bengaluru Jail to attend husband's funeral

VK Sasikala leaves from Bengaluru's Parappana Agrahara Central Jail. She has been granted 15-day parole following the demise of her husband Natarajan Maruthappa.

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Sasikala granted 15-day parole, leaves from Bengaluru Jail to attend husband's funeral
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Jailed AIADMK leader VK Sasikala was on Tuesday granted a 15-day parole to attend her husband M Natarajan's funeral.

Sasikala has left from Bengaluru's Parappana Agrahara Central Jail to attend the last rites.

The 74-year old Natarajan died at a hospital in Chennai early this morning.

Natarajan was admitted to the hospital on Saturday with severe chest infection and was put on a ventilator.

He had undergone a kidney transplant last year.

The body was kept at his Besant Nagar residence in Chennai for people to pay homage.

Sasikala is serving a four-year prison term in the Rs 66.6-crore disproportionate assets case.

DMK's working president MK Stalin, Dravidar Kazhagam President K Veeramani and lyricist Vairamuthu were among those whole condoled Natarajan's death.

Expressing "shock" over Natarajan's demise, Stalin, the Leader of opposition in the assembly, recalled the former's early association with his party and active participation in various pro-Tamil agitations.

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