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She's improving, says Rahul after visiting Jaya at hospital

Source: PTI
October 07, 2016 14:57 IST
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Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday visited Apollo Hospital in Chennai to enquire about the condition of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, who was hospitalised recently for fever and dehydration and said ‘she is improving and going to be alright’.

In brief remarks after visiting the hospital, Gandhi said, "I wanted to give my support and the Congress president's support to the chief minister."

"The chief minister is improving and she is going to be alright," he said.

"I want to give maximum energy to Jayalalithaaji, so that she gets well soon," Rahul said while replying to a question, adding, he wishes for her speedy recovery.

The Congress vice president straight to the after arriving at the airport here and visited the unit where Jayalalithaa is being treated.

He was briefed by doctors about the treatment being given to the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam supremo. State Congress chief Su Thirunavukkarasar accompanied him.

Gandhi’s visit to Chennai lasted barely a little over an hour-and-a-half. He arrived around 11.20 am and boarded a flight to Delhi around 1 pm.

The Apollo hospital had said on Thursday that the treatment regimen includes continued respiratory support, nebulisation, drugs to decongest the lungs, antibiotics, nutrition, general nursing care and supporting therapy.

Jayalalithaa was admitted to the hospital on September 22 after she complained of fever and dehydration.

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