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AIADMK says 470 dead of shock over Jaya’s demise, offers Rs 3 lakh relief to kin

The ruling AIADMK on Sunday said that 470 persons had died of “shock” after the demise of party supremo and former chief minister J Jayalalithaa on December 5, and announced a relief of Rs 3 lakh to the families of the deceased.

india Updated: Dec 11, 2016 18:00 IST
Having had hospitalised since September 22, 68-year-old Jayalalithaa suffered a cardiac arrest on December 4, and passed away the next day.
Having had hospitalised since September 22, 68-year-old Jayalalithaa suffered a cardiac arrest on December 4, and passed away the next day. (Reuters )

The ruling AIADMK on Sunday said that 470 persons had died of “shock” after the demise of party supremo and former chief minister J Jayalalithaa on December 5, and announced a relief of Rs 3 lakh to the families of the deceased.

It also released the details of six persons had reportedly attempted suicide after Amma’s death. On Sunday, the party also announced Rs 50,000 for their treatment.

Having had hospitalised since September 22, 68-year-old Jayalalithaa suffered a cardiac arrest on December 4, and passed away the next day.