Leaders visit hospital to enquire about Jayalalithaa’s health

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Chennai, Oct 9 (IANS) Puduchery Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy and leaders of various political parties on Sunday visited the Apollo Hospital to enquire about Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa’s health.

The 68-year-old Jayalalithaa was admitted to the hospital here last month with fever and dehydration. The doctors have since said she was suffering from infection and was on respiratory support.

Speaking to reporters, Narayanasamy said that the doctors had reported improvement in Jayalalithaa’s condition.

CPI leader D. Raja, Tamil Nadu Congress President G.K. Vasan and Tamil Maanila Congress leader S. Thirunavukkarasar, MMK leader M.H. Jawahirullah and others visited the hospital to wish Jayalalithaa speedy recovery.

DMK leader M.K. Stalin and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi had gone to the hospital earlier.

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Meanwhile, AIADMK leaders and cadres continue to hold special prayers for the Chief Minister’s speedy recovery.

On Saturday, Apollo Hospital said: “The respiratory support is closely watched and adjusted. Lungs decongestion treatment is being continued. All other comprehensive measures including nutrition, supportive therapy and passive physiotherapy are under way.”



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