"However, Jayalalithaa had said she would try weight reduction through diet," the lawyer said, quoting the doctor's deposition.
Jayalalithaa had also expressed her inability to go in for physical exercises in view of her public engagements, the counsel said.
Sweets taken by Jayalalithaa during her hospitalisation in 2016 was within limit and in accordance with her dietary plan and it was for celebrating the AIADMK's victory in the bypolls that year, Pandian told reporters.
Dr Shantaram of Apollo Hospital, who had treated Jayalalithaa since 2000 for diabetes, had deposed that the late leader's health began deteriorating since March 2015.
Even during her incarceration in 2014 at a Bengaluru jail, Jayalalithaa's blood sugar levels were at the "correct level," according to Dr Shantaram's deposition.
Dr Jayashree said a video of Jayalalithaa in Apollo Hospital, (which was leaked to the media) was actually shot in that hospital.
Pandian said "in my view, there is some violation of law (vis-a-vis Jayalalithaa's bank account's scrutiny by the Commission). The bank official was cross-examined and if necessary I will share information about it," he said, without elaborating.
Jayalalithaa and Sasikala had repaid to the PSU bank loans secured for gifting cars for each other's birthday, he said, citing the bank official's deposition.
The panel's terms of reference was to inquire into the circumstances and situation leading to the hospitalisation of Jayalalithaa on September 22, 2016, and treatment provided till her death on December 5 the same year.
The Commission had invited all those having "personal knowledge and direct acquaintance" in the matter to furnish information to it.
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