Chennai, Oct 7: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa is on the road to recovery, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi said on Friday after visiting the Apollo Hospital here.
Gandhi told reporters that Jayalalithaa, who was admitted to the hospital last month, was going to be all right. Her health is improving, he said.
Gandhi was at the hospital for over 30 minutes and enquired about the AIADMK leader's health.
The Congress leader is the first national leader to visit the 68-year-old Jayalalithaa, who was brought to the Apollo Hospital on September 22.
Earlier, Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan and Tamil Nadu Governor Ch. Vidyasagar Rao visited the hospital.
Jayalalithaa ji is recovering and I am sure she will be alright soon: Rahul Gandhi after visiting Tamil Nadu CM in hospital pic.twitter.com/dQZ4nqvvqU— ANI (@ANI_news) October 7, 2016