Jayalalithaa recovering very well, to return soon says: AIADMK spokesperson

News Agencies | First published: 26 October 2016, 19:52 IST

The AIADMK, on 26 October, said party supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, who has been hospitalised in Chennai since last month, is "very well" and would return home soon, even as scores of party workers continue to pray for her speedy recovery.

"She is very well. God is by her side. She will come home soon," party spokesperson CR Saraswathy said.

She said the prayers of party supporters has reaped fruits and thanked the medical experts from AIIMS and Singapore among others who treated the 68-year-old leader.

Jayalalithaa was admitted to the Apollo Hospital in Chennai on 22 September after she complained of fever and dehydration.

Later on, the hospital had said she was being treated for infection with respiratory support among others.

In its latest medical bulletin, which was issued on 21 October, the hospital had said the Chief Minister was interacting and progressing gradually.

Meanwhile, AIADMK supporters, in large numbers, continued to organise special prayers and events for the well being of their 'Amma' (Mother), as she is affectionately called by them, across the state. This included a six-hour musical prayer in Tirunelveli.