There is heavy security outside the Apollo hospital where the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa is being treated after suffering a cardiac arrest. The entire police strength including companies of the Armed Reserve and Tamil Nadu Special police have been mobilised as a precautionary measure.
Union Home Minster meanwhile called Tamil Nadu Governor, Vidyasagar Rao and sought an update on Jauyalalithaa's health. He told the Governor to keep him updated on her health status.
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Tamil Nadu has been placed under high alert. Several state ministers, the chief secretary and top bureaucrats have rushed to the hospital. The Director General of Police T K Rajendran who was in Madurai for a review meeting also rushed to Chennai. An emergency meeting had also been called to review the situation.