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Twitter sends its prayers, wishes for Jayalalithaa's speedy recovery

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 5 December 2016, 16:33 IST

Tamil Nadu's iron lady, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa was admitted to the Apollo Hospital in Chennai in October due to a lung allergy, following which her health fluctuated up and down. It was only last week that the hospital issued a statement that said she is on the path to recovery, providing relief to her beloved supporters.

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However, late on 4 December, news of Jayalalithaa suffering cardiac arrest spread like wild fire and thousands of supporters gathered outside the hospital and residence of the 68-year-old to pray for her health. The hospital, on 5 December, released a statement saying she is receiving treatment but her condition remains critical. A team of doctors from AIIMS, Delhi, has reached the hospital to attend to her along with Dr. Richard Beale from London.

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The streets of Chennai are filled with supporters of Amma and AIADMK waiting for some good news from the hospital regarding her health. With the crowds on the streets, and party members in the hospital, Twitter pitches in with wishes and prayers from different politicians and celebrities as well:

First published: 5 December 2016, 16:33 IST