Chennai: All schools and colleges in Tamil Nadu to be shut for three days after the demise of J Jayalalithaa. Party flag at AIADMKOfficial headquaters in Chennai lowered after J Jayalalithaa passes away.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, who was undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospitals in Chennai, passed away late on Monday after suffering cardiac arrest the previous night.
Jayalalithaa was hospitalised on September 22 after she complained of fever and dehydration.
Inconsolable supporters and AIADMK cadre thronged the Apollo Hospitals as tributes poured in for the popular leader from across the country.
The city’s police is out in full force on the roads to maintain law and order and paramilitary forces too have been put on standby in and around the southern state