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Jaya Loyalist O. Panneerselvam Sworn-In As Tamil Nadu's New CM
Tamil Nadu Finance Minister and old Jayalalithaa loyalist O. Panneerselvam took oath as the state's next chief minister at around 1:15 A.M. on 6 December, 2016 a few hours after Jayalalithaa passed away at Chennai's Apollo Hospital. Panneerselvam placed Jayalalithaa's photograph on the dais during the oath-taking ceremony. The oath-taking ceremony happened even as Jayalalithaa's body was still at the hospital, which announced her demise a little before midnight. Six-time chief minister of Tamil Nadu J. Jayalalithaa died following a major cardiac arrest at the age of 68.2016-12-06 12:03:47 PM
Tamil Nadu's 'Amma' Jayalalithaa No More
Tamil Nadu chief minister and AIADMK matriarch Jayaram Jayalalitha passed away last night at Apollo Hospitals in Chennai after undergoing treatment for 73 days. She was 68. Jayalalithaa, better known as the 'Amma' to millions of her fans and followers in the state, was admitted to hospital on September 22 after complaining of fever and dehydration. Soon after doctors announced that she had recovered fully, Jayalalithaa suffered a cardiac arrest on December 4. Her conditioned remained very critical before the end came late last night.2016-12-06 09:59:51 AM
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