All-India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam general secretary J Jayalalitha, flush with her party's landslide victory in Tamil Nadu, said on Sunday that she was ready to become chief minister once again as this was the "people's verdict".
Jayalalitha told the STAR News channel in an interview that the people of Tamil Nadu wanted to see her as the chief minister. "Putting someone else in that place would mean disrespecting the people's verdict," she claimed.
Jayalalitha said her priority would be to solve the drinking water problem of the people.
She also said there had been complete anarchy in the state for the last five years and she would work to restore law and order all over the state.
Asked whether the landslide victory came as a surprise to her, she said, "No. It was not a surprise. In fact, had my party not got a landslide victory, I would have been surprised. I had seen the people's mood and that is why I did not bother about the newspaper and pollsters' reports."
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