Rahul Gandhi meets ailing Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa, says she is recovering

This comes just a day after, Jayalalithaa's foster son Sudhakaran was denied permission to visit her Thursday.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 8, 2016 6:10 am
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As Tamil Nadu Chief Minsiter J Jayalalithaa’s health condition is being kept mostly under wraps, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday reached Chennai and visited Apollo Hospital, where she is currently undergoing treatment. “Jayalalithaa ji is recovering and I am sure she will be alright soon”, he said after meeting the CM. This comes just a day after, Jayalalithaa’s foster son Sudhakaran was denied permission to visit her.

 

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The Tamil Nadu CM has been undergoing treatment in Apollo Hospital in Chennai since September 22, after being admitted for ‘fever and dehydration’. Multiple health bulletins maintaining that she is recovering from her illness, and that she is responding to medicines and a team doctors are monitoring her have been released over two weeks, but the nature of Jayalaithaa’s illness has largely been kept a secret.

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The last health bulletin released Thursday stated, “Based on detailed deliberations and clinical examination, the expert group of doctors from Apollo Hospitals have drawn up a detailed medical management plan keeping in view the Chief Minister’s known history of diabetes and winter bronchitis in inclement weather.”

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In the meantime, the Madras High Court has quashed a petition seeking ‘real facts’ on the health of the chief minister, observing that it was meant for publicity and political reasons. The court added that the petition was not justified.

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    Chander Pal
    Oct 7, 2016 at 1:07 pm
    See her son was denied permission and R G was able to meet her. Pretty hard to believe but if he says so.
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      Young Indian
      Oct 7, 2016 at 8:38 am
      The most intelligent Doctor Rahul has certified now! No more questions.
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        avi
        Oct 7, 2016 at 8:47 am
        If politics does not work for him no harm trying something else !?
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          Bala
          Oct 7, 2016 at 9:23 am
          Thanks Sri Rahul hi, It is so nice you met her and very soon she will come back, Once again you proved Congress is a party India required with your leadership
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            Mohammad Bin Tughlaq
            Oct 7, 2016 at 10:20 am
            Did he really get admittance or telling so to save face ? After all those UP tours he would be carrying lot of infectious germs. It is not good that such a person should go near a patient who is suffering from lot of medical complications. Even in ICU admittance is restricted.
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              Sriniwasan
              Oct 7, 2016 at 11:56 am
              A good gesture but if he had shown the same sensitivity to visit the families of Jawans,it would have added a plus to his declining political fortunes
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                NArayan
                Oct 7, 2016 at 7:47 am
                foster son sudhakaran was not allowed to meet her but raga was allowed...lt;br/gt;Is RaGa the new forster son of amma??lt;br/gt;Congrats TN....we'll have Raga as your CM....enjoyyy.....
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                  NArayan
                  Oct 7, 2016 at 7:47 am
                  foster son sudhakaran was not allowed to meet her but raga was allowed...lt;br/gt;Is RaGa the new forster son of amma??lt;br/gt;Congrats TN....we'll have Raga as your CM....enjoyyy.....
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                    NArayan
                    Oct 7, 2016 at 8:55 am
                    seems he didn't know what to do after he returned from UP...
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                      NArayan
                      Oct 7, 2016 at 8:55 am
                      seems he didn't know what to do after he returned from UP...
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                        Joseph R Stephen
                        Oct 7, 2016 at 8:00 am
                        IE should screen and remove unchariatable comments of Amma.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;She is a women and she is having many treatments that is going on and only people who have sta in hospitals with near and dear ones will know the pain.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;She has done wonders for poor people in TN.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;We pray she recovers well and serves Tamils for many many years.
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                          Kalikutty
                          Oct 7, 2016 at 1:01 pm
                          cynic
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                            KKKKK
                            Oct 7, 2016 at 9:44 am
                            Yaaak thoooo
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                              Krishna
                              Oct 7, 2016 at 9:19 am
                              Touching.
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                                Devisahai Meena
                                Oct 7, 2016 at 2:41 pm
                                Product of doubt?
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                                  P
                                  Oct 7, 2016 at 3:16 pm
                                  No one needs to ask for proof whether Rahul has met Jayalalitha in person. Public is least bothered since there is no political impact at this stage. Like all of us Rahul also must be wishing her well to get back in public life soon. Politically he has his connections with DMK marans and Rajas as UPA delals than AIDMK. Deserting them will be disastrous and he has to say where he stands between DMK and AIDMK so that congress in state can take a stand.
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                                    Eve Fernandez
                                    Oct 7, 2016 at 11:21 am
                                    Political decency.
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                                      Raj Mohan
                                      Oct 8, 2016 at 6:04 am
                                      Your heart is full of hate, woman!
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                                        Raj Mohan
                                        Oct 7, 2016 at 10:28 am
                                        get lost jihadi
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                                          RT
                                          Oct 7, 2016 at 8:34 am
                                          Nice to see Rahul mature into a sensitive politician, to take time and meet the ailing CM of Tamil Nadu.
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                                            SK
                                            Oct 7, 2016 at 8:32 am
                                            He is a nice guy...affable and warm....not suited for the environment full of photo shopping vultures
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