Sasikala cheated us and wants to be the chief minister: PH Pand
CHENNAI: AIADMK senior leader PH Pandian, breaking his silence over former chief minister J Jayalalithaa's death, hinting it did not occur under natural circumstances.
"Sasikala cheated us and wants to be the chief minister," Pandian said at a press conference at his home here. "We oppose it," he said.
The press conference was held two days after Sasikala was elected as the legislature party leader. It came a day after the state government facilitated a press conference for doctors who treated late party leader and chief minister J Jayalalithaa to dispel rumours surrounding her death.
Pandian said that he learnt of the many arguments inside the Poes Garden residence."She was taken to the hospital after she collapsed as a result of someone pushing her," he said while addressing the media.
He further added that none was informed of the treatment given to her. He even raised questions about Sasikala's family surrounding Jayalalithaa's mortal remains at Rajaji hall. "I witnessed how Sasikala and her family were not even grieving when Amma suffered a cardiac arrest. We were all shocked to see Sasikala's family surround Jayalalithaa's body at Rajaji Hall," he said. Pandian demanded a probe against everyone who was present at Apollo on the night of December 5th when Jayalalithaa's death was announced.