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AIADMK man offers his finger
for Jayalalithaa's well-being

February 25, 2003 00:30 IST

An AIADMK volunteer on Monday chopped off his right hand little finger and offered it to the presiding deity of a temple in Tamil Nadu's Vellore district for the well-being of party supremo Jayalalithaa on her birthday.

Expressing shock over the action of Gnasekaran, who made the sacrifice at the Lord Ayappan temple in Ayanur village, Jayalalithaa arranged for him to be brought to Chennai for treatment, an official release said on Monday night.

Gnasekaran has been admitted to the Apollo hospital where he would undergo plastic surgery for restoration of the
finger and the AIADMK would bear the medical expenses, it said.

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa turned 55 on Monday.

Last year, an AIADMK worker from Mayiladuthurai town had chopped of his tongue to fulfil a vow taken by him for the success of Jayalalithaa in the Andipatti byelection. Then also the party undertook his medical expenses.

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Number of User Comments: 8

Sub: It's a legal offense

If a human being can amputate himself to this extent for absolutely no reason (or may be an insane reason like our case here ! ...

Posted by Praveen Sukumaran

Sub: Madness

Absolute Madness. Jaya compensating & PRESS coverage will encourage rather than discourage such insane acts.

Posted by Mahesh

Sub: zd

Indeed very good offer if It were thumb.

Posted by qw


Absolute Rubbish

Posted by K Ashok Kumar

Sub: will this madness continue?

It happened yet again and the same reaction. Ms.Jayalalitha should be held responsible for such insane acts of her partymen. What is stopping her from ...

Posted by natesh shankar



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