AIADMK in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday said "party supremo and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, hospitalized here for more than a month, has progressed well and started living a normal life as it exuded confidence that she will soon resume her public service."
Party spokesperson Panrutty S Ramachandran said "68-year old Jayalalithaa, undergoing treatment at the Apollo Hospital since September 22, has progressed well and expressed confidence that she will return to work for the poor people. The people are confident (of her return) and their prayers are yielding results."
Another party spokesperson, C R Saraswathy said "the doctors said that Jayalalithaa was very well but wanted her to be under their watch for some time. She is very well and is consuming normal food. She has started living a normal life. she will return soon and resume public service."
"The divine blessings were on Jayalalithaa as scores of party workers were holding prayers for her speedy recovery," she added.
Jayalalithaa complained of fever and dehydration after which she was admitted to Apollo Hospital on September 22. Later the hospital said, "she was being treated for infection with respiratory support among others."
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) specialists from New Delhi visited the CM. Even doctors from London were also called.
In its last medical record which was on October 21, the hospital had said "the Chief Minister was interacting and progressing gradually."
BY M. DIVYA SRI