Chennai, Dec 5: With the health of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa deteriorating, party MLAs are scheduled to meet later this evening apparently to chalk out the next course of action.
Earlier in the day also the AIADMK MLAs had met at Apollo Hospital, where Jayalalithaa is undergoing treatment, and reportedly discussed the leadership issue among other matters.
Though party sources did not reveal the agenda of the meeting scheduled in the evening, they, however, confirmed that the legislators would discuss key matters. According to doctors, the condition of Jayalalithaa, who suffered cardiac arrest, is very "grave".
AIADMK has a total of 136 MLAs in the the 234-member House, including Jayalalithaa, who represents Dr Radhakrishnan Nagar here.