Jayalalithaa remains under doctor's observation

jaya-hospital-supporters-pt A supporter, in tears, prays along with others outside the Apollo Hospital, where the party chief and TN Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has been admitted due to fever and dehydration, in Chennai on Friday | PTI

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, who was admitted to a private hospital in Chennai after she complained of "fever and dehydration", continues to remain under doctors' observation, the hospital said on Saturday. 

"The honourable Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu is under observation," a medical bulletin from Apollo Hospitals Chief Operating officer Subbiah Viswanathan said. 

Jayalalithaa was on a 'normal diet,' he added. 

Jayalalithaa was admitted to the corporate hospital here late Thursday after she complained of fever and dehydration. 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao, DMK leaders M Karunanidhi and M.K. Stalin and Chief Ministers of Karnataka and Puducherry, Siddaramaiah and V. Narayanasamy respectively, were among others who had wished speedy recovery to the 68-year-old AIADMK chief.  

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