As lakhs of people thronged at Rajaji hall to pay their last respects to J Jayalalithaa, the Greater Chennai Corporation issued her death certificate. The certificate marks the time of death, as announced by Apollo Hospitals, as 11.30 PM on December 5, 2016.
Jayalalithaa will be accorded a state funeral. The cremation will be held at the Marina beach at 4.30 PM. Tributes from several leaders poured in. Prime Minister Narendra Modi were among the leaders to pay their respects to the departed leader.