Four small holes on Jayalalithaa’s face

jayalalithaa-faceWhat are those four small holes on the face of former Tamilnadu Chief minister Jayalalithaa , who died on Monday after spending 74 days in Apollo Hospital in Chennai?

The picture with small holes on her face is making rounds on social networking sites . This has become a hot topic in social media as for how and why these small holes appeared on Jayalalitha’s left cheeks ?.

Generally when a person dies , to safeguard the body from decomposing , Doctors use a technique called embalming.

Embalming is the art and science of preserving human remains by treating them (in its modern form with chemicals) to forestall decomposition. The intention is to keep them suitable for public display at a funeral, for religious reasons, or for medical and scientific purposes such as their use as anatomical specimens.

Is this the case with Jayalalithaa or might have formed by any other medical techniques ?