Madras HC orders notice to TN government on plea for Jaya's cremation
Chennai: The Madras High Court on Friday ordered notice to the Tamil Nadu government and the Corporation of Chennai while admitting the plea filed by a woman claiming to be the daughter of late Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa.
S. Amrutha approached the court with a plea to exhume Jayalalithaa's body for cremation and performing the rituals as per her Vaishnava Iyengar Brahmin community tradition.
The court also impleaded J. Deepak and his sister J. Deepa - the two children of Jayalalithaa's brother - as respondents in the case.
The court asked whether Apollo Hospital has the blood samples of Jayalalithaa where she was admitted and died last year.