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Memorial service for Jayalalithaa held at US

Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi praised the dynamic leadership of Jayalalithaa and her life that embodied her relentless fight for the poor.

By: PTI | Washington | Published: January 10, 2017 1:29:23 pm
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US lawmakers and eminent Indian-Americans paid glowing tributes to late Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa at a memorial service held at the US Capitol Hill here, describing her a mass leader who inspired people across the globe. Jayalalithaa was a leader who inspired people across the globe by her innovative welfare programs and women empowerment initiatives, said Congressman Danny K Davis during the memorial service held here last week.

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Davis highlighted Jayalalithaa’s charismatic connection with the masses that endeared her to all.

Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi praised the dynamic leadership of Jayalalithaa and her life that embodied her relentless fight for the poor.

The memorial service was organised by Chicago-based World Federation Of Tamil Youth, a media release said yesterday.

Jayalalithaa died on December 5 after suffereing from a cardiac arrest.

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