Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa passes away at 68; Here’s how Twitterati reacted

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa passed away late on Monday evening at Apollo Hospitals after suffering a cardiac arrest on Sunday.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: December 6, 2016 5:32 pm
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa at the foundation stone laying ceremony of the Chennai Metro Rail Project Phase-I Extension from Washermanpet to Thiruvottiyur, in Chennai on Saturday. PTI Photo by R Senthil Kumar(PTI7_23_2016_000119A) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa

AIADMK chief and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister  J Jayalalithaa has been announced dead by Apollo Hospital on late Monday night. An official statement by Apollo states that she passed away at 11:30 PM on Monday. “It is with indescribable grief, we announce the sad demise of our esteemed Honourable Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. Puratchi Thalaivi Amma at 11:30 Pm today(5.12.16),” states the official press release.

Here’s how people on Twitter reacted to the death of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Selvi J Jayalalithaa:

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V sad to hear the demise of Amma. A very very popular leader. Aam admi’s leader. May her soul rest in peace.


My deepest condolences to J. Jayalalithaa ji’s loved ones and supporters in Tamilnadu & across India in this hour of grief. Aum Shanti!

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We lost a great leader today.Women,farmers,fishermen &the marginalised dreamt through her eyes.We will miss Jayalalithaa ji,Amma to millions

(2/2) My heartfelt tributes to Jayalalithaa ji – an iconic political figure, who was continually dedicated to the service of the people.

(1/2) Deeply grieved to hear of the unfortunate demise of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa ji. My heartfelt condolences.

Deeply saddened by the demise of Jayalalithaa Ji; one of the most inspirational women leaders of the country. #Prayers

Jayalalithaa ji was a leader committed to national interest. Void created in Indian politics by her demise not to be filled.#RIPAmma





Deeply saddened by the demise of Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa ji. I join the Nation in mourning the loss of an icon – a Leader of the masses.




Very sad to hear about Tamilnadu Chief minister Madam Jayalalitha’s demise..a very popular leader for a weaker section ..#RIPAmma

You just had to admire her pluck and her tenacity. #Jayalalithaa was a remarkable woman.

One of the remarkable n charismatic woman in our times,Jayalalitha was one of the most powerful figures in Indian politics.#RIPJayalalithaa

End of a political leader Era, a true leader. We will all miss her presence #Jayalalithaa. Our condolences to her Party leaders &supporters.

I express my heartfelt condolences over the demise of a great leader and iron lady. You will be remembered. #jayalalithaa #Ripamma pic.twitter.com/eYFWFKiJ02

I am saddened at the demise of the Chief minister of TamilNadu Dr. J. Jayalalitha Juan’s I pray god almighty for her soul to rest in peace

Rest in peace honorable CM #jayalalithaa .. Very sad. was hoping you will make it. But God had different plans. U will be remembered forever

An incredible journey comes to end… But she will remain an inspiration always… #RIPAmma #Jayalalithaa

Very few are lived for country..and its amma Jayalalithaa too..Tamil nadu peoples were her family..#proudofuamma

The place left by Jayalalitha will remain blank in.politics and leadership.Hearty condolences. RIP

Rest in peace Jayalalithaa.. u will be respected forever for being such a strong personality always. India needs more women leaders like u.



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