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.
— ANI (@ANI_news) December 5, 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
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"
Chess champion Anand also wished her speedy recovery.
The country's film fraternity joined in as well.
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