AIIMS Gives Amma’s Report to TN Govt Amidst Doubts of Foul Play

Supporters of former Chief Minister O Panneerselvam claim that foul play was involved in Jayalalithaa’s death.

The AIIMS on Monday handed over to the Tamil Nadu government, reports of its specialists, who visited Chennai when Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa was hospitalised.

Official Statement AIIMS handed over the five ‘visit reports’ regarding the health condition of (the) late Chief Minister to (the) government of Tamil Nadu.

The papers were handed over by V Srinivas, the Deputy Director (Administration) at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), to J Radhakrishnan of the Tamil Nadu Health Department.

Jayalalithaa was declared dead at Apollo Hospitals in Chennai on 5 December night. She was admitted on 22 September with fever and dehydration.

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At the request of the Tamil Nadu government, the AIIMS deployed a team of senior specialists to visit Chennai, five times from 5 October until Jayalalithaa passed away.

The AIIMS specialists were led by GC Khilnani, Professor in the Department of Pulmonology.

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The Tamil Nadu government urged AIIMS on 5 March to hand over the "visit notes" of its specialists for its official records.

The development comes amid claims by supporters of former Chief Minister O Panneerselvam that Jayalalithaa's death needed to be probed to know if there was any foul play.

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