Medical board had reserved comment on giving specific details saying investigators did not provide many details of the case.
Shiv Menon, currently, termed the recent speculation in the media surrounding the death of his mother as “deeply disturbing.”
The new report by the three-member panel of doctors, who had conducted the autopsy on her, maintained that she died of poisoning.
The Indian Express had reported on January 23 that poisoning was the cause of death and that doctors were not sure about the nature of poisoning.
The forum demanded that the AIIMS admin spell out clearly the basis on which Dr Gupta was made head of the Forensic department.
As per the petition, there was an inordinate delay in the investigation.
More than one annual confidential report termed him “not worth retaining”.
“How do they know there is no pressure on me?” said Dr Sharma in response to the allegations leveled at him.
In his letter sent to new Health Minister and AIIMS president Dr Harsh Vardhan also, Gupta mentioned the two cases.
AIIMS officials said there was no evidence that any pressure from outside was put on Gupta to alter the autopsy report.
Sunanda Pushkar was found dead on Jan 17, 2014 under mysterious circumstances in the Hotel Leela Palace.
Tharoor asserted that he had been demanding thorough, rapid and transparent investigation into the case.
Health Minister has sought a detailed report on specific allegations concerning Sunanda Pushkar’s death.
The police can file an FIR in this case if it finds any foul play but until then the inquiry will go on under section 174 CrPC.
“The CFSL report has not been able to give much headway into the probe,” said a senior police official.