Minutes after DMK MP Kanimozhi and four others were granted bail by the Delhi high court in the 2G spectrum scam case on Monday relatives and party workers flooded the special court at the Patiala House courts complex and congratulated her and the other accused.
Kanimozhi's husband Aravindan looked a relieved man with a smile flashing across his face after the news came out that she has been given bail.
He was seated next to his 43-year-old wife and exchanged pleasantry with the other accused and supporters, including DMK parliamentary party leader TR Baalu, MP J Helan Davidson and others who rushed to the court to greet Kanimozhi.
"We all are very happy. Whole DMK is happy. I also talked to (party supremo) M Karunanidhi who is really very happy with the court's order," Baalu said.
The information about the HC bail order trickled into the courtroom at around 3.45 pm when the proceedings for the day were already over and it brought instant cheer on the faces of Kanimozhi and other accused.
The otherwise calm and composed Kanimozhi greeted every one with folded hands acknowledging their congratulations.
DMK workers distributed sweets outside the court room and one of them, who was seen holding a bouquet, said he would present it to Kanimozhi as soon as she is released from jail.
The family members of other accused, who were given bail, too welcomed the verdict.