• search
For Chennai Updates
Allow Notification  

Jayalalithaa no more: Cremation next to MGR Samadhi at 4:30 PM

|

Chennai, Dec 6: J Jayalalithaa who passed away at 11.30 PM on Monday will be put to rest near the MGR Samadhi at Marina in Chennai at 4:30 PM today.

Scores of followers reached the Rajaji Hall where the body has been kept for public viewing.

Jayalalithaa

Ministers were seen sitting on the steps outside the Rajaji Hall while large crowds thronged the venue to pay their last respects to the departed leader.

[Also Read: LIVE updates: Jayalalithaa's cremation at 4:30 PM today]

Early this morning the motorcade carrying the mortal remains of Jayalalithaa draped in the Triclour was taken to the Rajaji Hall from her residence at Poes Garden.

The situation in Chennai and the rest of the state has been by and large peaceful.

The police had to however resort to a mild lathi charge as supporters tried to picket barricades outside Poes Garden.

OneIndia News

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Enable
x
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more
X