Chennai: The Tamil Nadu Government today
ordered an inquiry by an IAS officer into the reported
"unauthorised construction" of a tea factory by AIADMK supremo
Jayalalithaa at Kodanadu in Nilgiris district.
The probe comes a day after Chief Minister M
Karunanidhi said the government would not act in haste and
would take steps legally on the issue.
Rural Development Director D Udhayachandran has been
directed to conduct a detailed investigation, an official
release here said.
When asked by a reporter yesterday in Coimbatore
whether the state government would take action on the setting
up of a tea factory allegedly by Jayalalithaa in violation of
rules, Karunanidhi said it was "news" to him.
He had said the government would take necessary legal