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Maya Kodnani will be given a white uniform for convicts at jail today
Former BJP minister Maya Kodnani who led a violent mob to Naroda Patiya 10 years ago, walked out of the court in tears, clinging on to her husband after she was awarded 28 years in prison by the special court on Friday. She also had by her side her sister and a handful of women supporters. Her party, the BJP, seemed to have deserted her completely.
This is in stark contrast to her earlier arrest when the party members had turned out in full force at the crime branch headquarters and shouted slogans like, “Mayaben tum aghe badho, hum tumhare saath hain.
(Mayaben you go ahead. We are there to support you.) The leader who earlier won elections with a thumpingmajority,
The first woman and sitting MLA to be convicted for her involvement in the riots will now spend her days in the confines of her cell in Sabarmati Central Jail where she is registered as prisoner number 14261.
On Friday, Kodnani woke up early in the morning and had her breakfast and prayed to God before leaving for the court. Sources told MirrorthatKodnanididnothaveher lunch and went along with other inmates to the special court on Ashram Roadandawaitedthesentence.
While Kodnani is lodged in After Asan women's barrack, Bajrangi and other male prisoners are lodged in After Asan men's barrack located nearjailhospital.
As per the jail manual, like other convicts,
In the jail, 4 pm is the dinner time forconvicts.