Chennai: In what could help Amma's supporters heave a sigh of relief, Kerala Governor P Sathasivam on Monday said that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa is likely to be discharged soon from the hospital.
The Kerala Governor, who visited the Apollo Hospitals with Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, told the media: "All the specialists` doctors informed us that there is a good response to the treatment and she is likely to be discharged soon and soon she will take over the administration of the state.”
Jayalalithaa was admitted to the hospital last month.
Vijayan said he and the Governor decided to come to convey the best wishes of the people of Kerala and to wish her speedy recovery.
"We got good positive news from the doctors. They said she will recover soon. We have received the good news that she is getting better," he said.
Vijayan arrived from Kozhikode while Sathasivam came from Thiruvananthapuram.
The latter waited for the former at the Chennai airport and they drove together in the same car to the hospital.
Meanwhile, AIADMK took to Twitter to say:
புரட்சித்தலைவி அம்மா அவர்கள் நலமாக உள்ளார், முதலமைச்சருக்கு சிறந்த சிகிச்சை வழங்கப்படுகிறது - பினராயி விஜயன்.
— AIADMK (@AIADMKOfficial) October 10, 2016
(With IANS inputs)