Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu, who shared a very good rapport with Jayalalithaa, offered tributes to her body and said he feels like losing a sister.
He said, “Felt very sad about the demise of Madam Selvi Jayalalitha CM of Tamilnadu- had hopes till last movement that she will survive – doctors had made every possible attempt.
Knowing her serious condition rushed to Chennai from Parliament. Even at 7 PM after discussing with Dr.Reddy had some hope.
She is a really revolutionary leader Puratchi Thalaivi – unparallel. I always admired her Courage, Conviction, Dynamism,Wisdom – Bold administration.
She used to be very affectionate towards me.She shared her last public function inauguration of Chennai metro line with me .
I am so sad and felt that I lost my own sister.
Pray almighty to rest her soul in peace, my condolences to the people of Tamil Nadu and AIDMK cadre.
She lived for Tamil Nadu – She will continue to live in hearts of Tamil Nadu people for ever.”