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Jayalalithaa suffers cardiac arrest: Tamil Nadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao leaves for Chennai

Jayalalithaa, who is undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospitals in Chennai, today suffered a cardiac arrest. She is being treated by a team of experts, including cardiologists.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: December 5, 2016 9:06:34 am
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Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao on Sunday night left for Chennai after Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, who is admitted to Apollo hospital, suffered a cardiac arrest.  “The Governor, who attended a Navy Day event here this evening, left for Chennai at 8.25 pm after getting intimation of the developments,” a senior Raj Bhawan official told reporters.

Jayalalithaa, who is undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospitals in Chennai, today suffered a cardiac arrest. She is being treated by a team of experts, including cardiologists.

Meanwhile Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to Vidyasagar Rao to enquire about the health of Jayalalithaa. During the 10-minute telephonic conversation, Rao briefed Singh about the health condition of the Chief Minister and conveyed that doctors attending to her were taking all necessary steps.

He told  the Home Minister that he was rushing to Chennai to personally monitor the situation in Tamil Nadu arising out of the sudden deterioration in the health of Jayalalithaa, official sources said.

With PTI inputs

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