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Jayalalithaa Jayaraman: Her life and legacy

Tamil Nadu’s chief minister Jayalalithaa Jayaraman, 68, died on 5 December after suffering a cardiac arrest. The actress-turned-politician was hailed as the “iron lady” of south India. She was last seen in public on 21 September before getting admitted in the hospital for fever and dehydration. Dec 6, 2016
Top Indian politician Jayalalithaa Jayaram, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, dies aged 68 Play

Top Indian politician Jayalalithaa Jayaram, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, dies aged 68

The Chief Minister of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, Jayalalithaa Jayaram, has died at the age of 68. Also known as Amma (mother), she suffered a cardiac arrest on 4 December. She had been ailing in hospital since September. Jayalalithaa was a controversial figure with a string of corruption scandals throughout her political career. She served as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister three times. Dec 6, 2016