11/12/2016 12:13 PM IST | Updated 11/12/2016 12:48 PM IST

₹3 Lakh Aid For Families Of 470 People Who Died Of Grief After Jayalalithaa's Demise: AIADMK

Public bereavement.

CHENNAI -- The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) on Sunday said that a total of 470 people have died so far of grief and shock following the death of former chief minister J. Jayalalithaa.

"Total 470 people died, unable to bear death of Puratchi Thalaivi Amma, ₹3 lakh aid will be given to each families," the AIADMK tweeted.

Earlier, the party had announced ₹50,000 for a party functionary, who allegedly attempted self-immolation and a similar amount to another person, who chopped his finger following Jayalalithaas's demise on 5 December.

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