Jaya in hospital, governor discusses with ministers

Jaya in hospital, governor discusses with ministers

Tamil Nadu Governor C Vidyasagar Rao on Thursday met senior state ministers O Panneerselvam and Edappadi K Palaniswami and discussed with them the general administration of the government.

The Governor enquired about the health of Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and also about the arrangements made for the visit of the High-level Technical Committee on Cauvery water issue constituted by the Union Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Ministry, said a Raj Bhavan release.

He also enquired about the general administration and affairs of the Government, and the details were provided to him by the Chief Secretary and the Ministers.

Governor Rao was informed that decisions are being taken “on a day-to-day basis”.

“The Chief Secretary to Government briefed Honourable Governor about the administrative affairs that are being carried out on a day-to-day basis and also other general matters,” it said. This is the first time the governor held consultations with the two ministers since the chief minister was admitted to the hospital.

Subbiah Viswanathan, chief operating officer of the Apollo hospital where the chief minister is admitted, said on Thursday: “Based on detailed deliberations and clinical examinations, the expert group of doctors from Apollo hospitals has drawn up a detailed medical management plan keeping in view chief minister’s known history of diabetes and winter bronchitis in inclement weather.”