Political leaders visit Jayalalithaa at hospital

| Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 19:23
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Tamil Nadu, political leaders, Jayalalithaa, V Narayanasamy, GK Vasan, MK Stalin, DMK, AIADMK

Doctors have said Jayalalithaa was suffering from infection and was on respiratory support

Chennai: Puduchery Chief Minister V Narayanasamy and leaders of various political parties on Sunday visited the Apollo Hospitals 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.

(Also Read: Jayalalithaa health update: Tamil Nadu CM on respiratory support; prayers continue for her speedy recovery)

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

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

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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