CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalitha, who is undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospitals in Chennai, suffered a cardiac arrest on Sunday evening, the hospital said in a statement.
“She is being treated and monitored by a team of experts, including pulmonologists, cardiologists and critical care specialists,” the release issued by hospital COO Subbiah Viswanathan said.
Jayalalithaa was hospitalised on September 22 with fever and dehydration. She was later moved in to the intensive care unit and put on ventilator for lung congestion.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to Tamil Nadu Governor C Vidyasagar Rao to enquire about her health.
In social media this message is going viral – “All the schools and colleges under madras university and Anna university will not have classes on 05-12-2016 Monday as per the Director board of education TN. The statement has been declared due to the critical condition of CM. “