Tamil Nadu, 10 Dec: The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam on Saturday made a shocking statement claiming that 280 had died of shock soon after the news of Jayalalithaa’s illness and sudden death.
The party had earlier released a list stating that 77 people reportedly died after shock over Jayalalithaa’s death.
The AIADMK has also announced compensation of Rs 3 lakh to the family of each deceased. Although party spokesperson Ponnaiyan claimed that 208 people had died after Jayalalithaa’s ill-health and death, the AIADMK gave 280 as the figure. This figure, the party claimed, added the previously released 77 names to the list.