J. Jayalalithaa: Moments from the life of the actress-turned-politician

Jul 02, 2018, 11:00 IST
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    Jayalalithaa takes part in a swearing-in ceremony as chief minister of Tamil Nadu state in Chennai on May 23, 2016

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    Atal Behari Vajpayee (L) with Jayalalithaa at a meeting in New Delhi in an undated pic

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    Sonia Gandhi (R), gestures as she speaks to Jayalalithaa during a function in New Delhi, on March 29, 1999

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    Jayalalithaa chats with Communist Party of India - Marxist (CPI-M) senior leader Jyoti Basu during a meeting on April 19, 1999 in New Delhi

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    Jayalalithaa chats with Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav during a meeting of opposition parties at his residence on April, 21 1999 in New Delhi

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    A party cadre celebrates victory with All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader Jayalalithaa R as she gestures at her residence in Chennai on May 19, 2016

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    A party cadre prostrates himself at the feet of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(AIADMK) leader Jayalalithaa as she gestures at her residence in Chennai on May 19, 2016

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    Jayalalithaa visits a portrait of party founder M.G. Ramachandran in Chennai on May 20, 2016. The former movie star known as "Amma" (Mother) enjoyed a huge following in prosperous Tamil Nadu where she won three terms as chief minister since 1991

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    In this photograph released by India's Press Information Bureau on June 14, 2016, Jayalalithaa (L) meets with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi

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    Jayalalithaa gestures to her party supporters while standing on the balcony of her residence in Chennai on May 13, 2011, as the results of state assembly elections became known. Former film actress Jayalalithaa led her party to victory over the incumbent Dravida Munnetra Kazha party in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu

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    Chess runner-up Vishwanathan Anand (R) receives a trophy from the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, J. Jayalalithaa (L) during a presentation ceremony in Chennai on November 25, 2013

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    Leader of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIMDMK) political party and Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu J.Jayalalithaa (R) shakes hands with India's Health Minster Sushma Swaraj in Madras (now Chennai) on February 17, 2004

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    An All India Dravid Munetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) worker displays a handkerchief with party chief and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa portrait outside the party office in Madras (now Chennai) on May 14, 2001. Though Jayalalithaa was barred from contesting the assembly elections, the AIADMK front won 196 out of 234 seats in Tamil Nadu

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    Street vendor R.Raghunathan cleans photos of actress-turned-politician Jayalalithaa on March 17, 2002 in Madras (now Chennai)

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    An elderly man begs as he sits in front of a wall painting showing the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIDMK) Leader and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa in Madras (Chennai) on April, 14 2004

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On former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's birth anniversary here's a look back at her life in pictures

 

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