Panneerselvam leads hunger strike demanding probe into Jayalalithaa's death

Former CM O Panneerselvam starts his hunger strike demanding probe into Jayalalithaa's death/ File image, PTI
By: ABP News Bureau & IANS
Updated: 08 Mar 2017 10:50 AM
Chennai: Row over Tamil Nadu's former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa’s death seems to be further escalating as  former CM O. Panneerselvam and his followers began their one day fast on Wednesday demanding a judicial inquiry.

  • The hunger protest is being held at all the district headquarters in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal


  • The protest began at 9 a.m. and would conclude at 5 p.m


  • AIADMK Members of Parliament and legislators belonging to Panneerselvam group are also participating in the protest


  • Members of Panneerselvam group have raised doubts about the circumstances surrounding Jayalalithaa's death


  • The Tamil Nadu government on March 6 made public the discharge summary of Jayalalithaa and said that she got the best medical treatment

Jayalalithaa died on December 5 last year after being in the Apollo Hospitals here for around 75 days. As a caretaker, Panneerselvam had announced judicial inquiry into the death of Jayalalithaa