RIP Amma: Jayalalithaa dies after 75 days in hospital; Tamil Nadu mourns

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, who suffered cardiac arrest yesterday, died on Monday at Chennai's Apollo Hospitals. 

By Manisha Singh | Last Updated: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 00:41

Chennai: J Jayalalithaa died here on Monday night at Apollo Hospitals after suffering cardiac arrest yesterday.

The 67-year-old leader passed away after battling for life for 75 days, the Apollo Hospitals said in a statement.

Two hours after the announcement of her death, her loyalist O Panneerselvam was sworn in as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister at a sombre ceremony at the Raj Bhawan along with all the ministers in the erstwhile Jayalalithaa Cabinet.

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After paying homage to Babasaheb Ambedkar at Parliament House, PM Modi will leave for Chennai to pay homage to Jayalalithaa, reports ANI.

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The Tamil Nadu government has declared 6th December 2016 as public holiday under Negotiable Instrument Act as a mark of respect to Jayalalithaa, reports ANI

6 December 2016, 06:19 AM

Last tributes being paid to Jayalalithaa at Rajaji Hall in Chennai

6 December 2016, 06:14 AM

Jayalalithaa's mortal remains reach Rajaji Hall. Supporters and party workers have already gathered there in big numbers.

6 December 2016, 06:08 AM

Cremation of Jayalalithaa to be held today evening, reports ANI

6 December 2016, 05:52 AM

Jayalalithaa's body is now being taken from her residence in Poes Garden to Rajaji Hall.

6 December 2016, 05:48 AM

The cavalcade is now moving out of Poes garden. The supporters have sprung back into action, trying to touch the ambulance.

6 December 2016, 05:46 AM

Defying all the security arrangement, supporters of Jayalalithaa were sleeping outside her residence waiting for her mortals to be taken away.

6 December 2016, 05:26 AM

Jayalalithaa's mortal remains to be taken from her residence to Rajaji Hall shortly

6 December 2016, 04:09 AM

Portfolios to ministers have been allocated, reports ANI

6 December 2016, 03:07 AM

AIADMK workers break barricades, police resort to lathi charge outside Jayalalithaa 's residence in Chennai

6 December 2016, 02:39 AM

Jayalalithaa's mortal remains brought to her residence Poes Garden.

6 December 2016, 02:37 AM

Jayalalithaa's funeral to be conducted with full state honours.

6 December 2016, 02:29 AM

Jayalalithaa to be laid at rest at Marina beach.

6 December 2016, 02:26 AM

Jayalalithaa's body being taken to Poes Garden from Apollo Hospitals.

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6 December 2016, 02:19 AM

Press release by Tamil Nadu Governor:

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AIADMK workers gather outside Jayalalithaa 's residence Poes Garden (Pic courtesy - ANI):

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AIADMK MLAs reach Jayalalithaa 's residence Poes Garden.

6 December 2016, 02:12 AM

Tamil Nadu CM O Panneerselvam and other ministers reach Apollo hospitals.

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6 December 2016, 02:10 AM

Deeply saddened by the demise of our CM Selvi Jayalalithaa. My deepest condolences to the party cadres and well wishers in this hour of grief. She was an iconic and courageous leader. This is an irreparable loss to the people of Tamil Nadu - tweets DMK leader MK Stalin.

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Bihar government declares one-day state mourning. CM Nitish Kumar says saddened by the demise of Jayalalithaa.

6 December 2016, 01:38 AM

Chairman, Apollo Hospitals tweets:

Also Read - Narendra Modi pays tribute to Jayalalithaa, says she will always be a source of inspiration

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Senior AIADMK leader O Panneerselvam sworn in as new Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. 

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O Paneerselvam to be sworn in as Tamil Nadu CM. Governor C Vidyasagar Rao begins oath ceremony with a two-minute silence.

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Express my condolences to people of Tamil Nadu, may her soul rest in peace, says Governor C Vidyasagar Rao.

6 December 2016, 01:11 AM

7-day state mourning from December 6.

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6 December 2016, 01:01 AM

Jayalalithaa's demise is an irreparable loss to the people of India, says Vice President Hamid Ansari.

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Party flag at AIADMK headquaters in Chennai lowered.

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3-day holiday announced for educational institutions.

6 December 2016, 00:40 AM

Amma's body will be kept at Rajaji Hall for people to pay last respects, says AIADMK.

6 December 2016, 00:38 AM

O Panneerselvam to be sworn in as Tamil Nadu CM shortly.

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6 December 2016, 00:36 AM

Senior AIADMK leader and former Tamil Nadu CM O Panneerselvam elected as leader of AIADMK legislative party.

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