Chennai, Dec 6: RSS today condoled the death of the late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, hailing her national spirit and ability to face challenges.
"Though she ruled state politics, she had unflinching faith in national integrity. She also was a believer," RSS State President ML Raja said in a statement. She "sparkled" as a star both in the fields of cinema and politics, he said.
Jayalalithaa had faced many challenges in personal and professional lives "all by herself and overcame them," he said, adding, her death was a great loss to the country.