Panneerselvam group begins hunger strike for probe into Jayalalithaa’s death
AIADMK Members of Parliament and legislators belonging to Panneerselvam group are also participating in the protest.india Updated: Mar 08, 2017 12:18 IST
Tamil Nadu’s former chief minister O Panneerselvam and his followers began their one-day fast on Wednesday demanding a judicial inquiry into the death of former chief minister J Jayalalithaa.
The hunger protest is being held at all the district headquarters in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal.
The protest began at 9 am and would conclude at 5 pm.
AIADMK Members of Parliament and legislators belonging to Panneerselvam group are also participating in the protest.
Jayalalithaa died on December 5 last year after being in the Apollo Hospitals here for around 75 days.
Members of Panneerselvam group have raised doubts about the circumstances surrounding Jayalalithaa’s death.
As a caretaker, Panneerselvam had announced judicial inquiry into the death of Jayalalithaa.
The Tamil Nadu government on March 6 made public the discharge summary of Jayalalithaa and said that she got the best medical treatment.