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US Ambassador to India, Richard R Verma condoles Jayalalithaa's death

US Ambassador To India, Richard Verma, On Tuesday Condoled The Death Of AIADMK Supremo J Jayalalithaa.

PTI | Updated on: 06 Dec 2016, 08:07:14 AM
US Ambassador to India, Richard R Verma condoles Jayalalithaa's death (File Photo)

Chennai:

US Ambassador to India, Richard Verma, on Tuesday condoled the death of AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa.

“Chief Minister Jayalalithaa will be remembered for her years of public service to Tamil Nadu and as a supporter of closer ties between the United States and India. Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Tamil Nadu during this time of sorrow,” he said in a statement.

Jayalalithaa, hospitalised since September 22 and who had suffered a cardiac arrest on Sunday, passed away last night at 11.30. 

Also Read:  Live | Jayalalithaa passes away: Cremation at Marina beach on Tuesday evening; Seven-day state mourning declared

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First Published : 06 Dec 2016, 07:42:00 AM

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