Jayalalithaa is no more- 10 developments

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Chennai, Dec 3: The mortal remains of J Jayalalithaa draped in the Tricolour was taken to the Rajaji Hall this morning for the public to pay their last respects.

Scores of followers thronged the venue to catch a glimpse of their beloved leader.


Security is very high in Tamil Nadu which remains in a high state of alert.

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Here are the ten developments:

-Jayalalithaa passes at 11.30 pm on Monday at Apollo Hospitals

- Body first taken to Poes Garden and moved to Rajaji Hall after rituals performed

- Governor announces seven-day State mourning

- Schools and colleges given holidays for 3 days

- O Paneerselvam is the new Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu

- 31 Ministers take charge in presence of Governor

- Jayalalithaa's body draped in Tricolour lies in state at Rajaji Hall

- Cremation to take place at 4 PM today near MGR Samadhi, Marina

- President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi offer condolences

- Security tight across Tamil Nadu which is on high alert

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