BREAKING: India’s Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalitha Passes Away

April 16, 2023 6:20 pm51 commentsViews: 368

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BREAKING: India's Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalitha Passes Away

One of India’s most popular and powerful politicians, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Jayaraman died Monday after receiving treatment for months in Chennai. She was 68.

The “Amma” suffered a cardiac arrest Sunday evening and was declared dead by Apollo Hospitals at 11:30 p.m. on Monday adding every possible clinical attempt was made to sustain her revival.

A statement issued by the hospital said the nursing as well as paramedical staff strived hard to provide the beloved chief minister the highest standards of care.

Tamila Nadu has declared three-day mourning across the state for the sad demise of actress-turned-politician.


Pranab Mukherjee (Indian President): “Her contribution to the progress and development of Tamil Nadu will be long remembered.”

Narendra Modi (Indian Prime Minister): “I will always cherish the innumerable occasions when I had the opportunity to interact with Jayalalitha Ji. May her soul rest in peace.”

Rajnath Singh (Home Minister of India): “Deeply saddened to learn of demise of Tamil Nadu CM.”

Rahul Gandhi (Vice-President of the Indian National Congress party): “We lost a great leader today. Women, farmers, fishermen and the marginalised dreamt through her eyes. We will miss Jayalalithaa ji, Amm to millions.”


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