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Jayalalithaa is alive: Twitter discusses CM’s health after docs flown from Delhi

On Thursday, the Tamil Nadu government rushed a three-member team of specialists from Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences – a cardiologist, a pulmonary specialist and an anaesthesiologist – to Apollo, triggering more speculation that CM Jayalalithaa suffered a multi-organ failure.

Jaya unwell Updated: Oct 07, 2016 11:56 IST
Dhrubo Jyoti
Tamil Nadu chief minister and AIADMK chief, J Jayalalithaa has been in a hospital for two weeks now in Chennai.
Tamil Nadu chief minister and AIADMK chief, J Jayalalithaa has been in a hospital for two weeks now in Chennai.(File Photo)

Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa has been in hospital for two weeks with a government-controlled veil of secrecy around her ailment.

The lack of information has fuelled a storm of rumours on social media, despite the government and Apollo hospital – where she is undergoing treatment – repeatedly saying she is recovering and will be back at work soon.

On Thursday, the state government rushed a three-member team of specialists from Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences – a cardiologist, a pulmonary specialist and an anaesthesiologist – to Apollo, triggering more speculation that the CM had suffered multi-organ failure. But Twitter was at least convinced that the AIADMK chief was alive.