Chennai: J Jayalalithaa died here on Monday night after suffering a massive cardiac arrest a day before.
"It is with indescribable grief, we announce the sad demise of our esteemed Honourable Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Puratchi Thalaivi Amma at 11.30 pm today," Apollo Hospitals said in a statement.
Following the news of her death, people took to Twitter to pay their tributes.
Following are some of the reactions:
Sorry People Of Earth, Heaven Needed A Warrior, A Leader, An Iron Lady And A Beautiful Soul. Heaven Is Blessed To Have Her. #RipAmma
— God's Tweet (@TwitsOfGod) December 5, 2016
I join my brothers and sisters in bidding final farewell to our beloved CM AMMA. What a lady! She dies ruling our lives and hearts! #RIPAmma
— Shweta Mohan (@_ShwetaMohan_) December 5, 2016
— sathya NJ (@NjSatz) December 5, 2016
— SuriyaJo Freaks (@DDSuryaJo) December 5, 2016
— Kaushik LM (@LMKMovieManiac) December 5, 2016
— #RipAMMA (@JayaFails) December 5, 2016
Finally announced... An Unforgettable Leader #RIPAmma
— Vishal VedMutha (@vishaaaalm) December 5, 2016
India may not get a brave women politician like Jayalalitha ji #RipAmma
— Monish Prabhakar (@Monish_P) December 5, 2016
#RIPAmma So Sad I M Crying
— Thank You Amma™ (@EppavumaeAjay) December 5, 2016