A statement issued by the AIADMK in Chennai said PM Modi spoke to Jayalalithaa over telephone. "Honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Puratchi Thalaivi Amma (Revolutionary Leader-Amma) and extended his greetings," the AIADMK release said.
    
Modi and Jayalalithaa are said to enjoy cordial relations with the former attending her swearing-in ceremony as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister in 2011. The AIADMK supremo returned the favour by attending his swearing-in ceremony as Gujarat Chief Minister the next year.

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Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah also greeted Jayalalithaa on her acquittal. Union Ministers Sushma Swaraj and Najma Heptulla too conveyed their best wishes to Jayalalithaa.

According to the statement, NCP leader Sharad Pawar, TMC leader GK Vasan, several industrialists, film personalities and others also greeted Jayalalithaa.

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Jayalalithaa was acquitted by the Karnataka High Court in the Rs 66.65 crore disproportionate assets case, quashing a special court order convicting her to four years in prison and imposing a fine of Rs 100 crore on her in the case.

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Out of power for around eight months, J Jayalalithaa is all set to return to helm of affairs in the state. Meanwhile, AIADMK workers broke into celebrations, bursting crackers and distributing sweets following the acquittal of their party leader Jayalalithaa by the Karnataka High Court on Monday.

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