Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, who is undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospitals, suffered a cardiac arrest in Chennai on Sunday evening.
Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, issued a statement stating that the CM was being treated and monitored by a team of experts, including cardiologists, pulmonologist, and the critical care specialists.
Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa suffered a cardiac arrest this evening, says Apollo Hospital. She is being treated, monitored by experts pic.twitter.com/dUceqoCpW7— ANI (@ANI_news) December 4, 2016
Security was beefed up around the hospital as hundreds of distraught workers of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) gathered outside to pray for the leader.
Supporters outside Apollo hospital in Chennai break down as they hear about TN CM Jayalalithaa's cardiac arrest this evening. pic.twitter.com/6Cb59Y06h6— ANI (@ANI_news) December 4, 2016
Various political leaders including President Pranab Mukherjee, Mamata Banerjee, Rahul Gandhi took to Twitter to express their concerns for Amma and wished her a speedy recovery.
Distressed to hear about CM Jayalalithaa suffering a cardiac arrest, my prayers for her speedy recovery #PresidentMukherjee— President of India (@RashtrapatiBhvn) 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
Got to know about Tamil Nadu CM #Jayalalithaa ji's health.— Devendra Fadnavis (@Dev_Fadnavis) December 4, 2016
Maharashtra prays for her speedy recovery !
Praying for Jayalalithaa ji's quick recovery. I hope she gets better very soon— Office of RG (@OfficeOfRG) December 4, 2016
Feeling bad to know abt da critical condition of TN CM Selvi Jayalalitha. Praying fr her speedy recovery and quick response 2 the treatment.— M Venkaiah Naidu (@MVenkaiahNaidu) December 4, 2016
Totally worried about the health of #Jayalalithaa Ji. Wishing and Praying for speedy recovery. Let's all pray for her.— Lalu Prasad Yadav (@laluprasadrjd) December 4, 2016
Pray God Almighty for the CM Jayalalitha to get well soon— H Raja (@HRajaBJP) December 4, 2016
Wishing #jayalalithaa Hon CM of TN a speedy recovery, Let her be healthy soon— Suresh Prabhu (@sureshpprabhu) December 4, 2016
Wishing Hon'ble TN CM #jayalalithaa to get a speedy recovery.— J Anbazhagan (@JAnbazhagan) December 4, 2016
Apollo Hospitals where she is undergoing treatment tweeted too:
"Our prayers are with her and we hope she will recover soon. We request all of you to pray for her good health and well being. #GodblessAmma"
Our prayers are with her and we hope she will recover soon. We request all of you to pray for her good health and well being. #GodblessAmma— Apollo Hospitals (@HospitalsApollo) December 4, 2016
Chess champion Anand also wished her speedy recovery.
#Jayalalithaa— Viswanathan Anand (@vishy64theking) December 5, 2016
praying for a recovery. Please be responsible & dont spread rumours.
The country's film fraternity joined in as well.
Prayers for Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalitha ji's health. Remember her warmth along with MGR sahab when I met them at AVM Studio 1974 Chennai.— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) December 4, 2016
Heard the news of TN CM Jayalalitha's sudden cardiac arrest. I pray for her to come out of ths crisis successfully with her fighting spirit— Hema Malini (@dreamgirlhema) December 5, 2016
Prayer to god to grant a long and a healthy life to Amma Jayalalitha ji ...— Paresh Rawal (@SirPareshRawal) December 4, 2016
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