Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley and BJP's National President Amit Shah today visited the Apollo hospital in Chennai where Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, J Jayalalithaa has been admitted. Both leaders after visiting the hospital wished her a speedy recovery.
Following the visit, Arun Jaitley said on his twitter account, "Visited Apollo hospital Chennai today. I wish J Jayalalithaa Ji Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu a speedy recovery."
Visited Apollo hospital Chennai today. I wish J Jayalalithaa Ji, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu a speedy recovery.— Arun Jaitley (@arunjaitley) October 12, 2016
Amit Shah too said on his twitter account, "Visited Apollo Hospital in Chennai to enquire about the health of Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa Ji. I wish and pray for her speedy recovery."
Visited Apollo Hospital in Chennai to enquire about the health of Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa Ji. I wish and pray for her speedy recovery.— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) October 12, 2016
The visit comes a day after the AIADMK launched a twitter campaign titled, "My CM is fine. No More Rumours."
All is well with Puratchi Thalaivi Amma. Click this link, change your profile pic & put a full stop to rumours.https://t.co/mOwR6jaOWx— AIADMK (@AIADMKOfficial) October 10, 2016
The AIADMK has been urging people not to spread rumours about the CM and said that she is recovering. On Tuesday on the advise of the TN governor, O Panneerselvam took charge of the portfolios handled by Jayalalithaa.
Jayalalithaa will however continue to be Chief Minister, the AIADMK said. The AIADMK also said yesterday that the handing over the portfolios also had the approval of Jayalalithaa.
On the other hand the police too have launched a major crack down on those spreading rumours about the TN, CM. Following a spate of complaints, the police have arrested nearly 42 persons who are spreading rumours on social media sites and chat groups. The police have warned of stringent action against those who indulge in rumour mongering.