Live: Jayalalithaa, Tamil Nadu CM, passes away, Apollo Hospital confirms

Apollo Hospital in a press release announced the demise of Jayalalithaa. She was 68.

Live: Jayalalithaa, Tamil Nadu CM, passes away, Apollo Hospital confirms

Jayalalithaa who was undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospital, Chennai passed away at 11.30 pm on Monday. The 68-year-old AIADMK leader had been hospitalised for the last couple of months. Her mortal remains will be taken to Poes Garden, Jayalalithaa's official residence, and after finishing the rituals, will be moved to Rajaji Hall on Tuesday. The government has declared holidays for the next three days in view of the mourning period.