Jayalalithaa breathing on her own without respiratory support, is cheerful: AIADMK
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa was admitted to the hospital on September 22 after she complained of fever and dehydration.
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa is doing extremely well, AIADMK's CR Saraswathi said on Thursday.
"Amma (Jayalalithaa) is doing extremely well, she herself said that this is like a rebirth for her," Saraswathi said, as per ANI.
On the other hand, AIADMK spokesperson C Ponnaiyyan said, "Amma's (Jayalalithaa) health has improved excellently. She is (continuing) undergoing physiotherapy and she may be discharged any day."
Her lung infection and respiratory problem was totally cured and she "is breathing on her own" without respiratory support, he told reporters.
"She is having food by herself, she is sitting, she is able to talk freely... She is cheerful," Ponnaiyyan said.
On November 13, in her first communication to party workers since being hospitalised, Jayalalithaa had said that she had taken rebirth because of people's prayers and had urged them to vote for the AIADMK in the November 19 polls.
"I have taken rebirth because of your prayers and worship. I would like to share this happy news with you in the first place," she had said in a statement released by AIADMK, which carried her facsimile signature.
Stating that she does not have any grievances in view of people's "great love" for her, she had said, "by God's grace, very soon, by recovering fully, I am waiting to resume work."
Exhorting party workers, she had asked them to work in full swing for the victory of AIADMK in the November 19 polls for Aravakkurichi, Thanjavur and Thirupparankundram constituencies in Tamil Nadu and Nellithope Assembly segment in Puducherry, as per PTI.
The 68-year-old AIADMK supremo was admitted to the hospital on September 22 after she complained of fever and dehydration.
Later, the hospital had said she was being treated for infection with respiratory support, among others.
Specialists from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, and from London, among others, have treated her during the period.
(With Agency inputs)