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Former TN CM Panneerselvam leads day-long fast demanding probe into Jayalalithaa's death

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Chennai: 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.Panneerselvam and supporters stage a hunger strike at Chennai’s Rajarathinam Stadium, demanding CBI probe into Jayalalithaa’s death— ANI (@ANI_news) 8 March 2017The 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.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.

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