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Jayalalithaa Buried With Full State Honours at Marina Beach

CNN-News18 | December 06, 2016, 18:35 IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa was laid to rest near MGR Memorial at Chennai's Marina Beach on Tuesday evening after political leaders from across the spectrum paid floral tributes to the AIADMK leader who breathed her last on Monday night.

Her close aide and longtime ally Sasikala performed the last rites in the presence of senior AIADMK leaders, including new Chief Minister O Panneerselvam.
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In death too, Jayalalithaa was in her favourite green colour saree. When her body was taken from her Poes Garden residence early this morning to Rajaji Hall, it was draped in her trademark green saree, though with a red border.

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Floral tribute taking place at Marine Beach.  People in large number gathered to pay homage to their 'Amma'

Dec 06, 2016 18:09 (IST)

Jayalalithaa buried next to MGR

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Jayalalithaa has been laid to rest next to mentor MGR with full state honours after a leader across the political spectrum paid floral tributes to the AIADMK leader. Long-time friend Sasikala performed the last rites.

Dec 06, 2016 18:06 (IST)

Gun salute for Jayalalithaa.

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Sasikala is carrying out the last rites. 

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Jaya's final resting place will be next to her mentor MGR

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Over two tonne of flowers from several destinations were used by about 40 workers who worked for 10 hours to prepare the Army truck and gun carriage for the final journey of Jayalalithaa.

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Rahul Gandhi, Ghulam Nabi Azad offer final prayer to Jayalalithaa

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AIADMK MLAs pay homage to their Amma at Marina Beach

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I&B minister V Naidu pays homage to Jayalalithaa at Marina Beach

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Amma leaves Tamil Nadu orphaned

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Jayalalithaa's funeral ceremony begins. 

Dec 06, 2016 17:32 (IST)

Left parties paid glowing tributes to late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, who passed away last night following a cardiac arrest, saying her work has left a "deep imprint" on the politics of the southern state.

Dec 06, 2016 17:27 (IST)

Jayalalithaa's body brought to Marina Beach in Chennai, to be buried shortly

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Funeral procession moves to Marina beach

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President Pranab Mukherjee reaches Rajaji Hall to pay tribute

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Rahul Gandhi is accompanied by Ghulam Nabi Azad and other senior leaders of the Congress party

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I don’t enjoy politics. I am doing my duty: Jayalalithaa in an earlier interview to CNN-News18

Dec 06, 2016 16:07 (IST)

I would have very much liked to be a lawyer or I would have been a very good academician: Jayalalithaa in an earlier interview to CNN-News18

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Congress VP Rahul Gandhi arrives at Rajaji Hall to pay tribute to Amma. 

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While Jayalalithaa worked in some of the most memorable Tamil films in 1960s and 1970s, the actress only did one Hindi film.

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Jayalalithaa laid the foundations of 'populist welfarism' – critics call it 'authoritarian welfarism' – in a state that has excellent socio-economic indicators.

Jayalalithaa Buried With Full State Honours at Marina Beach
Jayalalithaa's final resting place at MGR memorial in Chennai's Marina Beach.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Pranab Mukherjee, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik were among the VVIPS who paid rich tributes to Amma before her final journey.

Here's a recap of the Puratchi Thalaivi's (revolutionary leader) final journey: