Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa who is also the general secretary of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) is no more. She suffered a cardiac arrest a day earlier. She was 68.
There are two main political parties in Tamil Naidu, the ruling party AIADMK and the opposition party DMK.
Jayalalithaa Jayaraman (24 February 1948 – 5 December 2016) was an Indian actor and politician who served five terms as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, for over fourteen years between 1991 and 2016. She was a leading actress before her entry into politics and appeared in 140 films from 1961 to 1980 in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi industries.