New Delhi: Tributes poured in from all corners as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa passed away in Chennai after suffering a cardiac arrest.
Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal and former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag were the first few to express condolence over her death.
— Saina Nehwal (@NSaina) December 5, 2016
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) December 5, 2016
Popularly addressed as "Amma" by her supporters and party cadres, Jayalalithaa died of cardiac arrest at 11.30 p.m. at the Apollo Hospitals in Chennai on Monday evening after a prolonged illness.
One of India`s most charismatic & popular leaders, Ms. Jayalalithaa was a visionary & able administrator. Her life was dedicated to the socio-economic transformation of Tamil Nadu and its people. In her passing away, the nation has lost an icon who was loved and admired by millions.