He said that there was no transparency when Jayalalithaa was admitted to Apollo hospital.

MK Stalin calls inquiry commission in Jayalalithaas death a drama demands CBI inquiry Image: MK Stalin
news Jayalalithaa death Monday, October 02, 2017 - 09:26

A week after the state government appointed retired High Court Judge Justice A Arumughaswamy to lead the probe into former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s death, DMK working president MK Stalin called the one-man commission a ‘drama’ by Chief Minister Edapaddi Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam.

Stalin called for a CBI inquiry into Jayalalithaa’s death and wants all the doctors from AIIMS and London to be investigated. Speaking at a public meeting at Udhagamangalam on Sunday, he said, “The one-man commission would not be able to call and question Central and State ministers. Besides, foreign doctors had treated Jayalalithaa. To investigate the matter fully all concerned, a CBI inquiry is essential,” according to The New Indian Express.

He added that there was no transparency when Jayalalithaa was admitted to Apollo hospital, unlike when former Chief Ministers CN Annadurai and MG Ramachandran were admitted and the then state health ministers used to issue regular bulletins and update the public about their health condition, reported The Hindu.

Criticizing the central government, Stalin said that the promises made during the party campaigns were not fulfilled and moreover, the government has badly affected the country’s economy.

He also stated that the government needs to come up with measures to save the economy. He highlighted the new moves like introducing GST and Aadhar card made mandatory and asked Prime Minister and Finance Minister to take immediate steps to save economy.

Comparing the current government with UPA, he said that before BJP came into power the GDP was increasing and the rupee value had also stabilised but now, the economic growth has come down to 5.7 % from 8 per cent and also private investments have gone down, reported TNIE.

On Saturday, retired Madras High Court Judge Justice A Arumughaswamy, who is heading an inquiry commission into her death, assumed office. He along with senior officials visited the Kalas Mahal to assess the necessary arrangements to start the investigation. A government order has clearly stated the probe must be conducted the inquiry in three months and submit the report.



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