"Our law department is examining the judgement of Karnataka High Court. After getting the report from law department, we will decide," said Siddaramaiah.

Asked whether he has spoken to AICC in this regard, the chief minister said, "No, the High command is not at all interfering in the state matters".

Jayalalithaa was disqualified following her conviction in the Rs 66.66 crore disproportionate assets case by a trial court in Bengaluru on September 27. The Karnataka High Court had subsequently acquitted her of the charges on May 11 this year.

On Saturday Jayalalithaa sworn in for the fifth time as Chief Minister, nearly eight months after she was forced to quit over corruption charges.

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