Puducherry, Dec 6, 2016: On the demise of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Puducherry government announced a three-day state mourning from today onwards.
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Chief Minister V Narayanasamy recalled various evolving measures Jayalalithaa implemented in Tamil Nadu while announcing, mentioned PTI.
Narayanasamy led the Union Territory in paying floral tributes at a portrait of the late leader on the premises of the Assembly here earlier.
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Ministers and legislators were among those who paid tributes. Condolence meeting took place at the premises of Puducherry PCC office which was presided over by PWD Minister and PCC leader A Namassivayam. Chief Minister Narayanasamy, his cabinet colleagues and legislators paid homage to the departed leader.
According to PTI reports, Speaker of Puducherry Assembly V Vaithilingam said ‘Jayalalithaa was relentless in her mission and vision and earned encomiums from all sections of people’.
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All schools and colleges and state government offices remained closed here today as a mark of respect to the departed leader.
– prepared by Saptaparni Goon of NewsGram. Twitter: @saptaparni_goon