After several speculations, Chennai Apollo Hospital confirmed that the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK president J Jayalalithaa is no more. They confirmed that Jayalalithaa passed away on Monday at 11.30 pm. According to reports, Jayalalithaa funeral (Jayalalithaa last rites) will be held at Chennai Merina Beach.
Jayalalithaa is no more! Jayalitha funeral, cremation, last rites updates
Earlier, several Tamil Nadu news channels flashed with the title Jayalalithaa dead and the news picked up by the national media. Later they rectified the information. Apollo Hospital also dismissed the reports as totally abseless and false. Now they officially announced to media.
Now, AIADMK leaders decided to held Jayalalitha funeral at MGR Memorial place. It is in Chennai Merina Beach. AIADMK official statement states, Jayalalitha last rites will be held on December 7th. According to reliable sources, Jayalalitha cremation will be held on the day.
Jayalalithaa funeral full information will be given here shortly.
Tamil Nadu government declared 3 days holidays in the state.