Tamil Nadu government has brought an end to speculations around former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's rest by releasing her medical record on Monday evening.
Tamil Nadu government has brought an end to speculations around former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa’s rest by releasing her medical record on Monday evening. The report contains a complete analysis of Jayalalithaa’s health condition and was handed over to the state government by All India Insitute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) this morning. AIIMS Deputy Director (Administration) V Srinivas revealed that the state government had asked for the report of Jaya’s five visits to the premier institute which was today handed over to them. “On the request of the Tamil Nadu government for expert medical advice, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) had deployed a team of senior specialists to visit Chennai five times between October 5 and December 6, 2016. The team was led by Dr G C Khilnani, Professor in the department of pulmonology,” Srinivas said.
Responding to the latest developments, Tamil Nadu’s Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan said the report is self-explanatory and no information has been held back. “Self-explanatory report; no info held back.No basis to hearsay speculations,” he said. The Tamil Nadu government was accused by the former Chief Minister of the state O Panneerselvam and his supporters of foul play in Jayalalithaa’s death. Panneerselvam who turned a rebel after he was allegedly asked to resign from his post, met President Pranab Mukherjee along with 12 AIADMK MP’s in New Delhi on February 28 and handed over a petition seeking a probe into the medical treatment provided to Jayalalithaa.
The opposition party DMK led by its working President MK Stalin who approached the Madras High Court seeking a comprehensive probe into the death of Jayalalithaa. Tamil Nadu has been under political instability after the death of Jayalalithaa with AIADMK leaders coming against each other in ugly turn of events. However, E Palaniswami was finally elected as the new Chief Minister of the state after he got the vote of trust in Tamil Nadu Assembly, last month.