On 5th December 2016 at night 11.30 pm Jayalalitha passed at Apollo Hospital after 75 days of being admitted. Paneerselvam was made Chief Minister of Tamilnadu at 1.20 am on 6-12-16. Jayalalitha funeral ceremony will be held on Tuesday, 6th December 2016 at evening. Body of Jayalalitha was taken to her house at Poise Gardens in Chennai. Later Jayalalithaa’s body was kept at Rajaji Hall in Chennai for all her supporters, politicians around India and every one to pay their last respects. Jayalalitha who came as successor of MGR (M. G. Ramachandran) had wish to pass off on same month as MGR did. MGR passed on 24-12-1987 and after 29 years J Jayalalithaa is also going away.
Venue of Jayalalitha funeral is at Marina beach near MGR samadhi. Honorable Late Chief Minister Jayalalithahad her last wish to have funeral place near MGR. At Rajaji Hall in Chennai where Jayalalitha’s body was kept, lot of people came to see her for last time. Jayalalitha funeral cermony will be held at 4.00 pm on 6th December 2016 (6-12-2016), by giving all honors of country. There will be live telecast of Jayalalitha funeral in all Tv channels in Inida. Tamil news channels are showing photos, videos of Jayalalithaa which is watched by millions of people around World who love Selvi Jayalalithaa Amma as Puratchi Thalaivi of Tamil Nadu.
Tamil Nadu state will have one week long mourning and educational institutions have been gioven three days holiday. On 6 December 2016, public holiday has been declared in Tamilnadu. Nearby states like Kerala, Karnataka has also given holidays. Heavy security has been ensure around all places to avoid any problems that may arise in Tamilnadu.
Jayalalitha got admitted at Apollo hospital on 22-9-2016 following high fever. From that day there has been no information on health conditions of Jayalalithaa, other than few medical bulletins.
When news regarding cardiac arrest of Jayalalithaa came first on Sunday, 4th December 2016, supporters of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) started crowding outside Apollo hospital.
Prayers for recovering health of Jayalalithaa was conducted all over India by supporters of Jayalalitha Amma.
Many VVIP’s including Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi will come to witness Jayalalitha funeral at Marina Beach in Chennai near MGR Samadhi.
Tamilnadu Chief Minister Jayalalitha funeral
Tamilnadu CM Jayalalitha Body Visuals
Telecast of Jayalalitha funeral will be shown from 4 pm indian Time on 6-12-2016 in most Indian news channels. On 6th December 2016, Marina beach will witness this ceremony where Jayalalithaa will be kept to rest near MGR.
Why was Jayalalitha not given a funeral and her body was buried was inquired by everyone.Because of her last wish to be placed near to MGR samadhi, it was decided to do burial. Funeral by lighting fire near samadhi is not possible. It was also difficult to take her to electric crematorium which is far away, through crowd of lakhs of people gathered around. And like case of MGR who was buried and a samadhi was built, it was decided to do same to her.
Jayalalitha body is wrapped in Indian national flag and kept for everyone to see her for last time.
Iron Lady of Tamil Nadu J Jayalalithaa passed on Monday, 5th December 2016 and last respects for her were given on 6-12-2016. Jayalalithaa is popular as an actress and politician in South India.
Jayalalitha wished that Ilayadalapathy Vijay comes to join AIADMK party and make it powerful. Let us wait and see whether actor Vijay comes to Jayalalithaa’s party as successor. There had been talks that Style Mannan Rajinikanth or Thala Ajith will be coming after Jayalalithaa to take over party.