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Jayalalithaa's death: 77 persons died of shock in Tamil Nadu over 'Amma's' demise, claims AIADMK
Jayalalithaa's death: 77 persons died of shock in Tamil Nadu over 'Amma's' demise, claims AIADMK

Tamil Nadu`s ruling party AIADMK on Wednesday claimed that at least 77 persons died due to shock after hearing about the demise of Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.

DMK chief Karunanidhi discharged from hospital after being treated for allergy related issues, dehydration

Karunanidhi was on Wednesday discharged from Kauvery hospital in Chennai.

Was Rahul Gandhi smiling during Jayalalithaa's funeral? Twitter users share pictures as proof
Was Rahul Gandhi smiling during Jayalalithaa's funeral? Twitter users share pictures as proof

A day after J Jayalalithaa, Amma to millions, passed away, Twitter is abuzz with pictures of Rahul Gandhi allegedly laughing during last rites/funeral of her in Chennai's Marina Beach.

How Jayalalithaa became Amma - Chennai-born Harvard student's Facebook post revealing unknown facts goes massively viral | MUST READ
How Jayalalithaa became Amma - Chennai-born Harvard student's Facebook post revealing unknown facts goes massively viral | MUST READ

J Jayalalithaa, Amma to millions, passed away on Monday night at 11:30 PM after battling for her life at Apollo Hospitals in Chennai for nearly 75 days.

'TN CM Panneerselvam will not be able follow Sasikala's instructions; AIADMK will split'
'TN CM Panneerselvam will not be able follow Sasikala's instructions; AIADMK will split'

'Sasikala Natarajan will be the head AIADMK and will not give Panneerselvam a free hand.'

When Jayalalithaa was pushed from gun-carriage bearing MGR's body – Watch video
When Jayalalithaa was pushed from gun-carriage bearing MGR's body – Watch video

When Ramachandran died in 1987, Jayalalithaa was humiliated by the supporters of MGR's wife, but she stood by her leader's side for 21 hours at Rajaji Hall.

Cho S Ramaswamy passes away, Rajinikanth, Amit Shah pay tribute
Cho S Ramaswamy passes away, Rajinikanth, Amit Shah pay tribute

Raamaswamy was suffering from illness and breathed his last at Apollo Hospitals in Chennai today morning.

Jayalalithaa's final journey - In Pics
Jayalalithaa's final journey - In Pics

Jayalalithaa was laid to rest at the Marina Beach on Tuesday evening.

Jayalalithaa laid to rest near MGR Memorial in Chennai; thousands bid tearful adieu
Jayalalithaa laid to rest near MGR Memorial in Chennai; thousands bid tearful adieu

J Jayalalithaa - Tamil Nadu's iconic leader who was regarded as 'Amma' (mother) by millions of her supporters, was laid to rest with full state honours near the MGR Memorial at Chennai's famous Marina Beach on Tuesday evening.

Jayalalithaa buried in Chennai: Know who performed her last rites
Jayalalithaa buried in Chennai: Know who performed her last rites

J Jayalalithaa - Tamil Nadu's iconic leader who was regarded as 'Amma' (mother) by millions of her supporters, was laid to rest with full state honours near the MGR memorial on Chennai's Marina Beach on Tuesday evening.

Jayalalithaa laid to rest near MGR Memorial in Chennai clad in her favourite green saree!
Jayalalithaa laid to rest near MGR Memorial in Chennai clad in her favourite green saree!

According to some AIADMK workers, green was Jayalalithaa's lucky and favourite colour.

Jayalalithaa laid to rest: Here's why 'Amma' was buried and not cremated
Jayalalithaa laid to rest: Here's why 'Amma' was buried and not cremated

Tamil Nadu's iconic leader and former chief minister J Jayalalithaa, who passed away on Monday night after battling for her life at Apollo Hospitals in Chennai for nearly 75 days, was laid to rest with full state honours at Chennai's Marina Beach on Tuesday. 

This is how world media covered Jayalalithaa's death

Jayalalithaa died on Monday night after battling for life for 75 days at Apollo Hospitals.

RIP Amma: Have you seen this childhood picture of Jayalalithaa?
RIP Amma: Have you seen this childhood picture of Jayalalithaa?

Have you seen this childhood picture of Jayalalithaa? 

Jayalalithaa's death certificate issued by Greater Chennai Corporation - Pic inside
Jayalalithaa's death certificate issued by Greater Chennai Corporation - Pic inside

Tamil Nadu has declared a week-long mourning, during which schools and colleges will be shut for three days.

Sasikala Natarajan stands beside Amma's casket, just like Jayalalithaa stood by MGR's body
Sasikala Natarajan stands beside Amma's casket, just like Jayalalithaa stood by MGR's body

Jayalalithaa's demise is seen as a personal loss for 59-year-old Sasikala Natarajan who was probably one of the few occupants of the Chief Minister's Veda Nilayam residence.

Jayalalithaa's last rites: Police resort to lathicharge as sea of humanity throng Rajaji Hall for glimpse of Amma - WATCH
Jayalalithaa's last rites: Police resort to lathicharge as sea of humanity throng Rajaji Hall for glimpse of Amma - WATCH

Police  on Tuesday resorted to mild lathi-charge outside Rajaji Hall in Chennai after sea of humanity thronged the venue here to pay their last respects to Jayalalithaa.

Jayalalithaa's death: Mamata Banerjee skips Amma's funeral, deputes two Trinamool MPs
Jayalalithaa's death: Mamata Banerjee skips Amma's funeral, deputes two Trinamool MPs

The West Bengal announced on Twitter that she won't be able to attend J Jayalalithaa's funeral.

Jayalalithaa dies: Supporters shave heads in Tamil Nadu – Watch video
Jayalalithaa dies: Supporters shave heads in Tamil Nadu – Watch video

After Jayalalithaa's demise, normal life was affected in Tamil Nadu.

RIP Amma: Only few people know these 5 things about 'Puratchi Thalaivi' Jayalalithaa
RIP Amma: Only few people know these 5 things about 'Puratchi Thalaivi' Jayalalithaa

Jayalalithaa, Amma to millions, passed away at Chennai's Apollo Hospital at 11.30 PM on Monday after waging a grim battle for life since her hospitalisation on September 22. 

Jayalalithaa's death: Tamil Nadu-run liqour outlets to remain shut for three days
Jayalalithaa's death: Tamil Nadu-run liqour outlets to remain shut for three days

The Prohibition and Excise Department said in a communication that all shops of the Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation (TASMAC) and bars throughout the state be closed on December 6,7 and 8.

After Jayalalithaa, Sasikala Natarajan holds all cards – Know more about her
After Jayalalithaa, Sasikala Natarajan holds all cards – Know more about her

 Sasikala Natarajan remained a wall of support for Jayalalithaa through thick and thin

Jayalalithaa to be cremated at Chennai's Marina Beach at 4:30 pm — Here are her funeral details
Jayalalithaa to be cremated at Chennai's Marina Beach at 4:30 pm — Here are her funeral details

The funeral of J Jayalalithaa will take place at Chennai's Marina Beach at 4:30 pm, the Tamil Nadu government announced. 

Amma - The benevolent godmother of poor and women
Amma - The benevolent godmother of poor and women

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa 'Amma' has left behind a big void in state politics.

RIP Amma: Here's why Chennai's Marina Beach has been chosen as cremation site for Jayalalithaa
RIP Amma: Here's why Chennai's Marina Beach has been chosen as cremation site for Jayalalithaa

J Jayalalithaa, who passed away at Chennai's Apollo Hospital at 11.30 PM on Monday after waging a grim battle for life since her hospitalisation on September 22, will be cremated near Marina Beach in Chennai.

RIP Amma: Chronology of major milestones in the four-decade political career of Jayalalithaa - Here's TIMELINE
RIP Amma: Chronology of major milestones in the four-decade political career of Jayalalithaa - Here's TIMELINE

Jayalalithaa, Amma to millions, passed away at Chennai's Apollo Hospital at 11.30 PM on Monday after waging a grim battle for life since her hospitalisation on September 22. 

RIP Amma: Tamil Nadu mourns Jayalalithaa's demise, Chennai comes to standstill
RIP Amma: Tamil Nadu mourns Jayalalithaa's demise, Chennai comes to standstill

The Tamil Nadu capital on Tuesday woke up to a grinding halt in the wake of the demise of its leader and or rather say 'Amma'.

RIP Amma: When Jayalalithaa sang one of her favourite songs, that too in Hindi - WATCH
RIP Amma: When Jayalalithaa sang one of her favourite songs, that too in Hindi - WATCH

This is an amazing video of one of those rare moments when Jayalalithaa sang one of her favourite songs, that too in Hindi.

RIP Amma: Jayalalithaa was popularly known as 'Puratchi Thalaivi' — Know its meaning
RIP Amma: Jayalalithaa was popularly known as 'Puratchi Thalaivi' — Know its meaning

J Jayalalithaa, who passed away in Chennai last night, a day after she suffered a massive cardiac arrest, had dominated politics in Tamil Nadu for over three decades.