Free Press Journal

ADMK: 280 died of ‘shock’ over Jaya’s demise


Chennai : The ruling AIADMK today released a list of 203 deceased persons, saying they died of “shock” over the demise of party supremo and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on December 5, taking the number of toll in this regard to 280. The party condoled their death and announced a welfare fund of Rs three lakh each to families of the deceased. Earlier, the party had said that 77 persons had died of shock and grief following Jayalalithaa’s death and announced a similar sum as relief to the  families.