Chennai, Dec 5 – Violence breaks out at Apollo Hospitals in Chennai after some TV channels announced that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has died. There’s has been no official confirmation yet. The AIADMK flag was at half-mast at party HQ.
However, some channels retracted their earlier reports of her death.
Apollo tweets that team of doctors continuing to provide life saving care to her.
Chief Minister Jayalalithaa still continues to be under life support, says a Apollo Hospitals bulletin.
Dr. Subbiah Viswanathan confirmed that Apollo Specialists and experts from AIIMS are continuously monitoring Ms. Jayalalithaa’s health very closely.
Some TV channels had wrongly flashed about the death of Ms. Jayalalithaa. This is totally baseless and false. They are advised to rectify this mistake based on this press release, the bulletin added.
Hundreds of party supporters were seen around the hospital. Earlier, AIADMK leaders, MLAs and key executives, including the Chief Secretary, were present on the hospital premises.
According to sources, the AIADMK leaders will be meeting at the party office around 6 p.m.