Influential Tamil Nadu politician Jayalalithaa has died at 68


Jayalalithaa Jayaraman, the chief minister of Tamil Nadu, and one of India’s most influential politicians has died at 68 after suffering a heart attack. The former movie star, called ‘Amma’ by her supporters, served as Tamil Nadu’s chief minister four times.

More on this:

BBC- “India politician J Jayalalitha dies at 68”

The Guardian- “Jayalalithaa Jayaram, ‘iron lady’ of Tamil Nadu, dies at 68”

New York Times – “Death of Tamil Nadu’s Leaves Power Vacuum in Southern India”



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  1. now I hope the grandmaster of Indian politics, the legendary DMK chief Karunanidhi will be back w a bang U0001f64cU0001f3fb

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