Chennai: The condition of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, who is hospitalised here since September 22, deteriorated on Sunday as she suffered cardiac arrest.
"The honourable Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, who is undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospitals, suffered a cardiac arrest this evening," said a statement tonight by Apollo Hospitals where she is admitted.
"She is being treated and monitored by a team of experts, including cardiologists, pulmonologist and critical care specialists," Chief Operating Officer and head of transformation of Apollo Hospital Dr Subbaiah Viswanathan said in the statement.
Following news of her cardiac arrest, wishes for speedy recovery poured in for the Tamil Nadu CM.
Some of them are:
Distressed to hear about CM Jayalalithaa suffering a cardiac arrest, my prayers for her speedy recovery #PresidentMukherjee
— President of India (@RashtrapatiBhvn) December 4, 2016
Praying for Jayalalithaa ji's quick recovery. I hope she gets better very soon
— Office of RG (@OfficeOfRG) December 4, 2016
Upsetting news about Tamil Nadu CM J.Jayalalitha suffering a cardiac arrest. Prayers for her speedy recovery.
— CM of Karnataka (@CMofKarnataka) December 4, 2016
Got to know about Tamil Nadu CM #Jayalalithaa ji's health.
Maharashtra prays for her speedy recovery !
— Devendra Fadnavis (@Dev_Fadnavis) December 4, 2016
Very concerned about the health of Jayalalitha Ji. Like my friends in Tamil Nadu, I am praying for her speedy recovery. May God bless her
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) December 4, 2016
Prayers for the speedy recovery of Tamil Nadu CM #Jayalalithaa ji. May she get recover soon.
— Vasundhara Raje (@VasundharaBJP) December 4, 2016
Greatly concerned with the news from Chennai. Praying for a speedy recovery for Tamilnadu Chief Minister #Jayalalitha.
— ShivrajSingh Chouhan (@ChouhanShivraj) December 4, 2016
Wishing #jayalalithaa Hon CM of TN a speedy recovery, Let her be healthy soon
— Suresh Prabhu (@sureshpprabhu) December 4, 2016
I pray for speedy recovery of #Jayalalithaa Ji. Hope she will get well soon.
— Dr. Mahesh Sharma (@dr_maheshsharma) December 4, 2016
Very upsetting news about Hon.CM of Tamil Nadu, Selvi.Jayalalitha suffering a cardiac arrest. Prayers for her speedy recovery.
— Nirmala Sitharaman (@nsitharaman) December 4, 2016