Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays floral tributes to Puratchi Thalaivi Amma Ms Jayalalithaa at Rajaji Hall in Chennai.
India on Tuesday mourned the death of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi joining hundreds of thousands to pay their last respects to the iconic leader.
Modi flew down to Chennai in a special aircraft, he took a helicopter from airport and landed near Rajaji Hall where Jayalalithaa’s tri-colour-draped body was kept.
He comforted Jayalalithaa’s successor Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam and her close confidante Sasikala Natarajan. Modi laid a floral wreath on Jayalalithaa’s body as a mass of people thronged the public hall to pay their last respects .