According to Thanti TV Tamilnadu’s oldest and No. 1 newspaper reported that Jayalalithaa has passed away.
As per the news channels in Tamilnadu, Jayalalithaa has passed away in the Apollo hospital after her condition worsened. After this news her supporters rushed to the hospital AIADMK and other supporters the state of Tamilnadu is mourning over this rumour.
Rumours has also jolted State Ministers, the Chief Secretary and top bureaucrats who later rushed to the hospital.
As a precaution, police personnel has been stationed in the areas surrounding the hospital as Amma’s followers have gathered in masses.
Chaotic scenes have erupted outside the Apollo hospital as supporters are seen smashing barricades and throwing stones. The situation is looking tensed at the moment but we hope that things will soon be under control.
Earlier, doctors at the Apollo hospital claimed that the CM was responding in a positive manner to the treatment. Their bulletin read,
“Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s health continues to improve and is responding adequately to the comprehensive treatment being given to her.”
Many controversies prevailed at the time when Amma was admitted. The opposition party went on to edit her Wikipedia page with a news which confirmed her death. The DMK president and former CM Karunanidhi had shared his concerns over her health in this statement.
“Due to the keeping of Jayalalithaa’s health condition a closely-guarded secret, some people are spreading baseless rumours about her health condition.”
Apollo Hospitals said they had been updating the Prime Minister’s Office, Raj Bhawan and Union health ministry about the health condition of the chief minister.
Sixty-eight-year-old Jayalalithaa was admitted to hospital on September 22 with complaints of “fever and dehydration.” She was later put ventilator and treated with antibiotics for infection and lung congestion. Later, doctors did a tracheostomy – made a hole in the windpipe near the neck – so they didn’t have to put the tube through her mouth.