Chennai: AIADMK chief and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has been announced dead by Apollo Hospital on late Monday night. An official statement by Apollo states that she passed away at 11:30 PM on Monday. “It is with indescribable grief, we announce the sad demise of our esteemed Honourable Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. Puratchi Thalaivi Amma at 11:30 Pm today(5.12.16),” states the official press release.
Here’s how people on Twitter reacted to the death of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Selvi J Jayalalithaa:
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Deeply saddened to learn of the demise of Tamil Nadu CM,Selvi Jayalalithaa. She was a powerful voice for the weaker sections of the society.
— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) December 5, 2016
I humbly urge the people of Tamil Nadu and AIADMK to face this big loss with courage and greatness. May she Rest in Peace 2/2
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) December 5, 2016
Heartfelt condolences on the sad demise of Ms. Jayaram Jayalalithaa, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu #PresidentMukherjee
— President of India (@RashtrapatiBhvn) December 5, 2016