Jayalalithaa has been portrayed as one of the most influential leaders in South India. She was the first woman head of the powerful Hindu royal family in Tamil Nadu state. She is one of the most popular personalities in Tamil Nadu, who played a key role in the development of South India during the period of British colonizers. Jayalalithaa served as the first Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu state and also served as the first President of the Federation of India. She was an influential member of the upper castes of society in India.
Jayalalithaa biography is not that easy to understand. Some say she was very difficult to follow and understand. But she is a very intriguing personality. She had always been a keen student of history and religion, and she studied yoga in jail when she was convalescing in Ranga hospital from a cardiac arrest. In her book “Koodiyattom”, she talks about how she got interested in yoga after the death of her husband at an early age.
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Jayalathana was a member of the Women’s Rights Movement in her younger days. She was arrested and held under custody for a number of days by the central government for her participation in a sit-in strike by the womenfolk of Tamil Nadu against the discriminatory legislation for women. She was released once the case became a public one. She took part in various other struggles like the Civil Rights movement in India and was arrested several times in the freedom movement.
Jayalithaa is credited to have improved the conditions of the Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Disabled, OBCs, and Unmarried people in the state. She also helped improve the conditions of tribals and exploited people economically. She even tried to introduce the policy of open education but the policy was not accepted by all. But she was able to introduce it as a central policy in the state.
She was also a leader who stood for politics at the national level. She contested for the post of President against the incumbent Dr APJ Abdul Kalam in 1984. She lost the election to APJ but she later won the next time with a large margin. After that she served as Kerala Governor and later PM.
During the Emergency, Jayalathana was arrested along with numerous others by the military regime. She was kept in jail for more than one month and suffered much torture. She was subjected to constant whip whipping and threats to beheaded if she was not released immediately. She was finally rescued by CPI(M) leader BS Lokkural and released on bail. Jayalathana was arrested again in the 1990s when she went to meet the then jailed leader Mao in prison.