Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa left for Bangalore to appear in a Special Court which would pronounce judgement in the 18-year-old Rs 66.65 crore disproportionate assets case against her, which will have huge ramifications on the state polity and her government, today.

Amid palpable tension, the 65-year-old AIADMK chief set out from her Poes Garden residence at 8.