Jayalalithaa undergoes angioplasty, Huge crowd outside the hospital; Police on high alert

According to the party leaders J. Jayalalithaa underwent an angioplasty procedure early this morning. Reports suggest that Tamil Nadu governor will issue a statement in the morning. Administration has asked people not to believe in rumours circulating on social media or whatsapp.

Jayalalithaa undergoes angioplasty, Huge crowd outside the hospital; Police on high alert

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa underwent an angioplasty (Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty -PTCA) after she suffered a cardiac arrest in Apollo Hospitals Chennai on Sunday.

In a late night tweet, hospital's  Joint Managing Director Dr Sangita Reddy confirmed that she is critical and is being monitored. The hospital also said that 'Dr Richard Beale from London has also been consulted and he has concurred with the line of treatment by our cardiologists & pulmonologists'.


The Apollo TN CM is critical.multi speciality team trying everything                             including ecmo.praying for her recovery.

Sangita Reddy (@sangitaAppolo) December 5, 2016

Tamil Nadu governor C Vidyasagar Rao who had flown to Chennai from Mumbai late on Sunday visited the hospital. Reports suggest that governor will issue a statement in the morning. Administration has asked people not to believe in rumours circulating on social media or whatsapp.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to the governor after the latter arrived in Chennai. Singh has pushed for more security in Chennai.

Reports say media crews have thronged the area, anticipating a much bigger announcement. AIADMK workers were seen crying outside the hospital. Many ministers have arrived at the hospital, including O. Panneerselvam.

Meanwhile, orders were passed late night to mobilise all officers in the rank of SPs and police personnel of other ranks of Enforement, CB CID, EOW, Crime. They were told to report to their respective district SPs/COPs on Monday morning in full uniform with their vehicles for law and order bandobast duty until further orders.

The order from Tamil Nadu DGP to all respective officers is given below.



whatsapp-image-2016-12-05-at-12-23-20-am