1. Jayalalithaa in hospital: With police fortify Apollo, no one to listen to grievances of commoners

Jayalalithaa in hospital: With police fortify Apollo, no one to listen to grievances of commoners

68-year-old Jayalalithaa was admitted to the Apollo hospital last month after she complained dehydration.

By: | New Delhi | Published: October 20, 2016 2:40 PM
Jayalalithaa was admitted to the Apollo hospital last month after she complained dehydration. Jayalalithaa was admitted to the Apollo hospital last month after she complained dehydration.

As most of the police personnel in Chennai are on duty for the protection of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, who is admitted in Apollo hospital, there is nobody to file complaints of the common people in the city.

Complainants across the city say that neither anybody to register their grievances in police stations, nor is any senior cop available whom they can meet, as most of them are on duty near the hospital, a ‘The Times of India’ report has said.

68-year-old Jayalalithaa was admitted to the Apollo hospital last month after she complained dehydration.

On Wednesday, the state cabinet met under the leadership of finance minister O Panneerselvam, with a bg picture of Jayalaithaa in front of him.

Last week governor C Vidya Sagar Rao, allocated portfolios of Jayalithaa to Pannerelvam, till she could resume official duties.

The Raj Bhavan had then, in a release, said Paneerselvam, who holds the administrative reforms portfolio, in addition to finance, “will also preside over cabinet meetings.”

After she was admitted, several political leaders including the DMK’s MK Stalin, BJP chief Amit Shah, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, Kerala governor P Sathasivam, Kerala chief minister P Vijayan visited her among host of other dignitaries.

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