Puducherry Government announces 3-Day State Mourning on demise of Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa

Puducherry to hold thee day state mourning on the demise of Jayalalithaa
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister died of cardiac arrest last night, after fighting for 74 days, Wikimedia

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.

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