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Jayalalithaa passes away
on 11.30 pm, 05.12.2016 at her 68

Chief minister of Tamil Nadu, leader to many Tamils and 'Amma' to millions, J.Jayalalithaa died on Monday after undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospitals in Chennai for 73 days. She was 68.

who was admitted to hospital on September 22 with complaints of fever and dehydration, suffered a cardiac arrest on Sunday evening. On Monday, Jayalalithaa continued to be very critical and was on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and life support systems. And the end came at 11.30pm.

In a statement issued after midnight on Tuesday, Apollo Hospitals said: "It is with indescribable grief we announce the sad demise of our esteemed honourable chief minister of Tamil Nadu Puratchi Thalavi Amma at 11.30pm today (5.12.2016). 

Our honourable Selvi J Jayalalithaa was admitted on 22.9.2016 with complaints of fever and dehydration and underlying comorbidities. The honourable chief minister subsequently recovered substantially to be able to take food orally.

"On this basis honorable chief minister was shifted from the advanced critical care unit to the high dependency unit where her health and vitals continued to improve under the close monitoring by our expert panel of specialists."

It said, "Unfortunately the honourable chief minister suffered a massive cardiac arrest on December, 4 2016, even while our intensivist was in her room. The honourable chief minister was immediately administered resuscitation (CPR) and provided the ECMO support within the hour. ECMO is the most advanced treatment currently available internationally. Every possible clinical attempt was made to sustain her revival. However, despite our best efforts, our honourable chief minister's underlying conditions rendered her unable to recover and she passed away at 11.30pm today (5.12.2016)."

Arrangements were being made for the public to pay last respects to the departed soul. Jayalalitha’s Last rites will be held at 4.30pm on 06.12.2016, Tuesday.

The Tamil Nadu government tonight announced a seven-day State Mourning from tomorrow in view of the demise of Chief Minister  Jayalalithaa.

During the period, the national flag on all government buildings will be flown at half-mast. No official entertainment will also be held during this period, Chief Secretary P Rama Mohana Rao said in a notification.

The government also declared a three-day holiday for all educational institutions in the state.

The neighbouring union territory of Puducherry announced a holiday for all government offices and educational institutions tomorrow as a mark of respect to Jayalalithaa.

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Tamilnadu Chief Minister

The Political Super Star
The General Secretary of AIADMK

Dr. J.Jayalalitha


Ammu, Puratchi Thalaivi

Actor turned Politician
Date of birth

Place of birth

Father -Jeyaram
Mother: Sandya



Schools attended

* Bishop cotton Girls High School, Bangalore.
* Presentation Convent Church Park, Chennai.

As a dancer

Well versed in Bharata Natyam, Mohini Attam, Kathak, Manipuri.

Would have been


* Kannada film:’ chinnada Gombe’
* Telugu film:’ Manushulu Mamathalu’
* Tamil film :‘vennira aadai ‘
* With MGR:“Aayirarhthil Oruvan”
* With Shivaji: ‘Galaata Kalyaanam’

Rise to fame character
As a vampish lead in G. Krishna’s James Bond-type hit Goodachari 116 she was noticed by everyone..

Entry into politics

First as the Secretary of the AIADMK, then was nominated to the Rajya Sabha.

* 1972- Kalaimamani award from the government of Tamilnadu.* 1991- Was conferred the Degree of Doctor of Literature(D.Litt) by the University of Madras.
* 1992- Dr MGR Medical University conferred the degree of Doctor of Science.
* 1993-Madurai Kamaraj University conferred the degree of Doctor of Letters.
* 2003-Tamil Nadu Agricultural University conferred the degree of Doctor of Science.
* 2003-Bharathidasan University conferred the degree of Doctor of Letters (Honoris Causa)

Influential persons in her life

* Mother Celine(school head mistress)* Her mother for her career in films.
* Dr. M.G.R for her career in politics.

Worst Moment

When she was attacked in the Tamil Nadu Assembly by then ruling party people.


* In 1982 when she gave her maiden speech about ‘pennin perumai’ which was applauded by Dr. M.G.R*In 1984 her Rajya sabha maiden speech which impressed Mrs.Indira Gandhi


The passing away of her mother and Dr.M.G.R.

For the welfare of women

* Cradle baby scheme.
* All women police station   &   

* So much of women welfare Schemes                                                                                                                                

Special interst
Studying Law


Very religious


Has a large private library with a huge collection of books

Likes to watch

Old tamil, hindi and english movies

Impressed by the book

“Wild Swans”

* After completion of Matriculation in 1964, she won a scholarship from Government of India for higher studies but did not accept it as she took up a career in films.
* Played ‘herself’ as a politician/chief minister in the movie ‘Neenga Nalla Erukkanum’*
* The first Woman Leader of the Opposition in the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly.
* She was elected from Srirangam Assembly constituency to become the Chief Minister of Tamilnadu.

Chief Minister
* From 24-06-1991 to 12-05-1996,
* From 14-05-2001 to 21-09-2001
* From 02-03-2002 to -12-05-2006
* From 2011 to 2016
* From 2016 

by her as C.M.
Public, Indian Administrative Service, Indian Police Service, Indian Forest Service, General Administration, District Revenue Officers, Police, Home.
Home, Prohibition and Excise Dept - Public Department


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