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

By Prashant V Singh | Last Updated: Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 18:43
Zee Media Bureau

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.

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18:43 PM

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

18:10 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.

18:10 PM

The casket is being lowered into the spot of burial. 

18:05 PM

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

18:04 PM

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

18:00 PM

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

17:59 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.  

17:57 PM

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi pays final respect to Jayalalithaa.

17:56 PM

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

17:55 PM

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

First Published: Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 18:45
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