Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will visit Chennai on Tuesday to pay floral tributes to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, who passed away late Monday evening. “The Delhi Chief Minister will reach Chennai around 12.30 PM and pay tributes to Jayalalithaa at Rajajji Hall,” said a senior Delhi government official.
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“Very sad to hear the demise of Amma. A very very popular leader. Aam admi’s leader. May her soul rest in peace,” Kejriwal tweeted.
Jayalalithaa, a popular leader who showered the poor with populist programmes, died last night at a private hospital in Chennai after battling for life for the past 75 days.
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The 67-year-old leader had suffered a massive cardiac arrest on Sunday evening.