Madras HC trashes PIL on Jayalalithaa’s health as publicity bid

Madras HC trashes PIL on Jayalalithaa’s health as publicity bid 

Chennai, Oct 6 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Thursday dismissed the public interest litigation (PIL) filed by social activist Traffic Ramaswamy seeking information about Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa’s health condition.

The court dismissed the case as the one filed for seeking publicity.

In the wake of various rumours about Jayalalithaa’s health, Traffic Ramaswamy filed the PIL seeking the real status of Jayalalithaa’s health.

The 68-year-old Chief Minister was admitted to Apollo Hospitals on September 22 for fever and dehydration.

While Apollo Hospitals initially said Jayalalithaa was cured of fever, later it said she was being treated for infection. She was advised some more days’ stay in the hospital.

Meanwhile, according to reports, a three-doctor team from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, will examine Jayalalithaa.

The reports said pulmonologist G.C. Khilnani, cardiologist Nitish Naik and anaesthetist Anjan Trikha from AIIMS will examine Jayalalithaa.

However, officials of Apollo Hospials and the state government were not available to comment on these reports.

The AIIMS medical team comes after British doctor Richard Beale, consultant in Intensive Care Medicine at Guy’s and St. Thomas Hospital, London, examined Jayalalithaa.

According to Apollo Hospitals, the treatment plan was based on detailed discussions with Beale.

The treatment plan included appropriate antibiotics, respiratory support and other allied clinical measures presently being continued to treat the infection.

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