Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalithaa has suffered a cardiac arrest. She is being attended to by a cardiologist a release from the Apollo hospital where she is being treated said. She is being monitored by a team of experts, the release from Apollo, the release also states.
The release comes just a few hours after AIADMK party workers had claimed that she had completely recovered. After the TN CM suffered a cardiac arrest, she was immediately shifted to the critical care unit.
Earlier security was increased outside the hospital where the CM is being treated. Scores of party workers too rushed to the hospital after hearing the news that their leader had been shifted to the CCU.
Reports also suggested that the Tamil Nadu Governor, Vidyasagar Rao will fly into Chennai at 10.30 PM today. Additional policemen were deployed at Apollo Hospital late Sunday evening after rumours of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister being shifted to Critical Care Unit started spreading like wildfire. AIADMK party cadre and supporters made a beeline outside the hospital.
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