Jayalalithaa is no more

 Jayalalithaa is no more

Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa's death was confirmed by Apollo Hospitals early on Tuesday morning. The hospital, where she was being treated since September, said the death came at 11.30 pm on December 5. "It is with indescribable grief that we announce the sad demise of esteemed CM," read the statement. The hospital had earlier denied media reports of her death. Her body is expected to be moved to her residence soon. The Chief Minister’s convoy has been put on standby and a huge police posse deployed on the roads leading to Poes Garden. Tamil Nadu Police also took over control of Apollo Hospitals.