Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa remains critical after last night’s heart failure, an announcement from Chennai’s Apollo hospital at Chennai said that the leader had a heart surgery this morning and that she “is improving.” The hospital has denied that Ms. Jayalalithaa had an angiography done and said she keeps on being on an extracorporeal layer heart help gadget or ECMO, an existence life supportive network that guides heart and lung working, and another life bolster.
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Ms. Jayayalalithaa, 68, is being dealt with and observed by specialists, the hospital said. Union Health Minister JP Nadda said a group of four top specialists from Delhi’s prestigious AIIMS has been sent to Chennai on Apollo’ ask.
“There was an angio procedure this morning. Doctors say don’t worry, Amma will be fine,” AIADMK representative CR Saraswathi had said hours prior, including, “we are telling cadres don’t worry. God is with Amma, she will come back. Definitely, she will be ok.”
Some time later, another leader of the party Panruti Ramachandran said expert doctors are “observing the chief minister and she are improving.” One of the Congress leaders who visited the hospital too said he was told by the state’s chief secretary P Rama Mohana Rao that the Chief Minister was better.
Outside the hospital, many supporters of “Amma” or mother as Ms. Jayalalithaa is known to her a large number of fans, have assembled sobbing and praying for her good health. There is heavy security, with barricades put up. The police, on high alert, have blocked roads leading up to the hospital to dodge blockade.
AIADMK officials and ministers, most of them are at the hospital, will meet there today, sources said. Top bureaucrats are also at the hospital as are Ms. Jayalalithaa’s close aides Sasikala and Sheela Balakrishnan, a former chief secretary and adviser to the chief minister.
Tamil Nadu Governor C Vidyasagar Rao visited the hospital last night has reportedly said Home Minister Rajnath Singh and told him that law and order in the state are under control.
On September 22nd Ms. Jayalalithaa was admitted at the Apollo hospital and has been there since. Initially, her party said she had dehydration and fever, but doctors later said she had an acute lung infection and was on respiratory support.
For several weeks, the hospital had reported much change in Ms. Jayalalithaa’s wellbeing and said she could choose when to be released. Her party said she was an important person in directing important decisions and had begun speaking.
On Saturday, the AIADMK had said Ms. Jayalalithaa had been declared fully recovered by a group of specialists from AIIMS and would choose when to return home.