- Jayalalithaa’s mortal remains have been taken from her residence Poes Garden to kept at Rajaji Hall for people to pay their respects.
- Cremation will be held today evening.
- 6th of Dec has been declared a public holiday
Chief Minister Jayalalithaa was moved back to ICU on Sunday evening after the attack and was put on (ECMO). ECMO stands for ExtraCorporeal Membrane Oxygenation which is mainly a life support system for patients who have suffered cardiac arrest.
After the news was confirmed by the hospital management and also by the AIADMK party members, Amma's body was brought back to her residence - Poes Garden.
Jayalalithaa's mortal remains have now been taken to Rajaji hall for people to pay their last respects.
Supporters have gathered in huge numbers at the hall to pay their last respects and take a last look at Tamil Nadu's Amma. Senior AIADMK MLA O Panneerselvam was sworn-in as the new Chief Minister of the state. The government has declared seven days of mourning. Schools and colleges will remain closed for three days. 6th of Dec has been declared a public holiday.
The 68-year-old leader's health, which had always been a highly-guarded secret, had paved way to a lot of ambiguity and confusion.
Last Updated 31, Mar 2018, 6:48 PM IST