Indian Muslims hold a portrait of Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalitha Jayaram as they pray for her well being in front of a hospital.(ARUN SANKAR/AFP file photo)
Indian Muslims hold a portrait of Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalitha Jayaram as they pray for her well being in front of a hospital.(ARUN SANKAR/AFP file photo)

Get well soon, Amma: Twitter prays for Jayalalithaa’s speedy recovery

Twitter prays for Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa’s well-being after she suffered from a cardiac arrest.
Hindustan Times | By Sahiba Chawdhary
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2016 02:55 PM IST

Twitter was flooded with prayers for a quick recovery of Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa, who was admitted to Chennai’s Apollo Hospital after suffering a cardiac arrest on Sunday evening.

Large crowds gathered outside the hospital as news sparked fears about her health condition.

Last seen publicly in September, the actor-turned-politician has a cult status among her followers and is popularly known as the ‘people’s leader.’

Read | Live updates on Jayalalithaa’s health from Chennai

Fans and followers, including celebrities, sport stars and politicians, used Twitter to express concerns about her heath and wish her a speedy recovery.

Kollywood actress Nikki Galrani:

Neetu Chandra:

Paresh Rawal:

Kollywood star G.V.Prakash Kumar:

Given the widespread rumours about the CM’s health, the Indian chess grandmaster and former world chess champion Vishwanathan Anand requested people to be responsible and not spread rumours about the news.

Read | How is Jayalalithaa? 10 things we know so far about Tamil Nadu CM’s health

Politicians expressed concerns and hoped to see the leader well again soon.

Leader of Opposition and DMK Party Treasurer:

Member of Parliament Om Birla:

Madhya Pradesh MP Jyotiraditya Scindia:

BJP Spokesman Sambit Patra:

Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu:

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad:

NSUI National General Secretary:

Apollo Hospital also gave live updates of the CM’s health on Twitter and asked the public to pray for her recovery.

In a series of tweets, they said that a UK consultant was flown down earlier to supervise the 68-year-old’s treatment as well.

Tweeple inundated the social media platform with prayers and wishes making #Jayalithaa and #Amma the nation’s top trending topics.

Read | Jayalalithaa: Timeline of the movie star-turned-politician

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