UK based doctor visits Jayalalithaa in hospital, governor likely to visit today
Chennai, Oct 1: Amidst speculation surrounding the health of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, J Jayalalithaa, the Apollo Hospital flew in a doctor from London to examine her. Dr Richard John Beale, Consultant Intensivist at the London Bridge Hospital said after examining the Chief Minister that she was receiving the best possible treatment at the hospital.
Apollo Hospital flew in the doctor after demands by many people including former chief minister of Tamil Nadu, M Karunanidhi to give out a clear picture on the Chief Minister's health. He said that there is a need to put an end to the speculation.
While there is a lot of speculation about Jayalalithaa's health the governor of the state, C Vidyasagar Rao is likely to visit the Chief Minister in hospital.
He is likely to issue a statement following the visit.
Karunanidhi in a statement on Friday had said that the governor had not visited the CM even though she has been in hospital for a week. The government and the medical team must explain to the people about her health periodically.
Meanwhile, Dr Beale will be available for consultation over the next couple of days. The team of doctors attending to the Chief Minister will consult with the UK doctor over the next couple of days.