Jayalalithaa laid to rest at Chennai's Marina Beach: Here is how her final journey concluded

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa, who passed away on Monday night after battling for her life at Apollo Hospitals in Chennai for nearly 75 days, was laid to rest with full state honours at Chennai's Marina Beach on Tuesday. She was buried next to her political mentor MG Ramachandran at Marina Beach. Here is how Puratchi Thalaivi Amma’s final journey concluded.

By Prashant V Singh | Last Updated: Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 23:24

Chennai: Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa, who passed away on Monday night after battling for her life at Apollo Hospitals in Chennai for nearly 75 days, was laid to rest with full state honours at Chennai's Marina Beach on Tuesday. She was buried next to her political mentor MG Ramachandran at Marina Beach. Here is how Puratchi Thalaivi Amma’s final journey concluded.

6 December 2016, 18:45 PM

Puratchi Thalaivi Amma now rests at Chennai Marina Beach forever, says a tweet from AIADMK.

6 December 2016, 18:11 PM

Former Tamil Nadu CM and AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa was buried next to her mentor MGR at Chennai's Marina Beach in a tearful ceremony that was witnessed by millions of her ardent supporters.

6 December 2016, 18:10 PM

The casket is being lowered into the spot of burial. 

6 December 2016, 18:06 PM

Jayalalithaa's casket is being sealed. The 21-gun salute has begun.

6 December 2016, 18:05 PM

The sandalwood casket is being closed. Jayalalithaa is being laid to rest finally.  

6 December 2016, 18:00 PM

Her close aide Sasikala is now performing her last rites before she is buried.

6 December 2016, 18:00 PM

The Tricolour that was draped around the body is now being removed before the body is lowered down into the earth. A priest is now moving towards her body.  

6 December 2016, 17:58 PM

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi pays final respect to Jayalalithaa.

6 December 2016, 17:56 PM

Sasikala, her family members are seen seated in an enclosure near the spot of burial.

6 December 2016, 17:55 PM

Thambidurai, former TN governor K Rosiah and many others pay their last respects to Jayalalithaa.  

6 December 2016, 17:54 PM

Senior leaders like OPS, Venkiah Naidu and Pon Radhakrishnan pay their final respects to Jayalalithaa. 

6 December 2016, 17:51 PM

Last rites ceremony of Puratchi Thalaivi Amma begins at MGR Memorial, Marina Beach.

6 December 2016, 17:48 PM

The ceremony with full state honours has begun. 

TN Governor places wreath of flowers for Jayalalithaa. 

6 December 2016, 17:47 PM

The ceremony is about to begin with a 21-gun salute.

Jayalalithaa's body has been taken out of the casket now.

6 December 2016, 17:33 PM

Jayalalithaa's casket reaches MGR Memorial, funeral to be held shortly at Marina Beach.

6 December 2016, 17:28 PM

She was an icon, a legend. It's the end of an era, my heartfelt condolences to the family: Adnan Sami.  

 

6 December 2016, 17:26 PM

President Pranab, top leaders, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav and several other dignitaries wait at MGR Memorial.  

6 December 2016, 17:21 PM

'Amma' to be cremated near MGR Memorial, casket to reach Marina Beach in a short while from now.

6 December 2016, 17:19 PM

Departed Tamil Nadu CM's casket being taken to Marina Beach; last rites to be held shortly.

6 December 2016, 16:37 PM

WATCH: Funeral procession of Jayalalithaa underway

6 December 2016, 16:37 PM

 Funeral procession of Jayalalithaa underway, to be buried at MGR memorial, Marina Beach in Chennai

6 December 2016, 16:23 PM

Jayalalithaa's final journey begins, last rites to be held at Chennai's Marina Beach

6 December 2016, 16:13 PM

President Pranab Mukherjee pays his last respects to Jayalalithaa

6 December 2016, 16:11 PM

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi pays last respects to Jayalalithaa

6 December 2016, 16:04 PM

West Bengal Mamata Banerjee pays tributes to Jayalalithaa

 

6 December 2016, 15:48 PM

MDMK chief Vaiko paid his last respects to Jayalalithaa, says AIADMK

6 December 2016, 15:42 PM

Congress VP Rahul Gandhi reaches Chennai to pay his last respects to Jayalalithaa

 

6 December 2016, 15:36 PM

Visuals from Rajaji Hall: Thousands line up for Amma's glimpse

6 December 2016, 15:24 PM

Burial of Jayalalithaa's mortal remains to take place at Chennai's MGR memorial, Marina Beach

6 December 2016, 15:23 PM

Jayalalithaa’s niece Deepa Jayakumar pays tribute to her at Rajaji Hall in Chennai

6 December 2016, 15:22 PM

Cricketer Krishnamachari Srikkanth reaches Rajaji Hall  to pay last tributes to Jayalalithaa​

6 December 2016, 15:19 PM

Chennai: Latest visuals from Marina beach, where last rites ceremony of Jayalalitha will take place. Helicopters deployed for aerial surveillance

6 December 2016, 15:17 PM

Mamata Banerjee will not be attending the last rites of Jayalalithaa

6 December 2016, 14:31 PM

Former PM Manmohan Singh reaches Rajaji Hall in Chennai to pay his last respects to Jayalalithaa

6 December 2016, 14:31 PM

BSP chief Mayawati to attend Jayalalithaa's funeral

 

6 December 2016, 14:30 PM

DMK's Stalin pays tribute to Jayalalithaaa

6 December 2016, 14:15 PM

Karnataka CM Siddharamaiah reaches Rajaji Hall in Chennai to pay his last respects to Jayalalithaa

 

6 December 2016, 14:05 PM

Police resorts to lathicharge as sea of humanity throng Rajaji Hall for glimpse of Amma - WATCH

6 December 2016, 13:58 PM

PM Modi's convoy leaves Rajaji Hall in Chennai after he paid last respects to Jayalalithaa

6 December 2016, 13:56 PM

WATCH: PM Modi pays his last respects to Jayalalithaa at Rajaji Hall in Chennai.

6 December 2016, 13:34 PM

PM Narendra Modi pays last respects to Jayalalithaa at Rajaji Hall in Chennai

6 December 2016, 13:32 PM

PM Narendra Modi's convoy reaches Rajaji Hall in Chennai. PM to pay his last respects to Jayalalithaa shortly

 

6 December 2016, 13:30 PM

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu): Visuals of supporters shave their heads in mourning after the demise of Jayalalithaa

6 December 2016, 12:54 PM

I am shocked. Jayalalithaa was my co-star in film 'Izzat'. When I heard she is not well, prayed for her well being: Bollywood actor Dharmendra

6 December 2016, 12:35 PM

She struggled for poor people and took initiatives that other states followed. Tamil Nadu and whole country has lost a lot: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Jayalalithaa's demise

6 December 2016, 12:32 PM

President Pranab Mukherjee to depart for Chennai from Delhi again, after the technical snag in the IAF plane carrying him has been take care of.

6 December 2016, 12:31 PM

IAF plane carrying President Pranab Mukherjee to Chennai returns to Delhi after facing a technical snag.

6 December 2016, 12:03 PM

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader and Leader of Opposition MK Stalin pays tribute to Jayalalithaa at Rajaji Hall in Chennai where her mortal remains have been kept.

6 December 2016, 11:47 AM

Rajinikanth, Dhanush reach Rajaji Hall, pay homage to Jayalalithaa

6 December 2016, 11:40 AM

PM Narendra Modi reaches Chennai, leaves for Rajaji Hall to pay homage to Jayalalithaa

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