Cheni, Oct 22: Tamil du Acting Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao on Saturday called on ailing Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa at the Apollo Hospital here, where she has been admitted since September 22 for treatment. After visiting the Chief Minister in her hospital room and asking after her health, Rao told the media that the AIADMK leader was getting better.
Apollo Chairman C. Prathap Reddy briefed the Governor on the treatment regimen of the Chief Minister. Reddy said the AIADMK leader was under constant observation for all vital parameters.
On Friday evening, the hospital issued a health bulletin on Jayalalithaa’s condition after nine days, saying she was getting better. However, she continues to be under treatment and observation, the hospital release had said. “The Governor is happy to note that the Chief Minister is progressing well. The Chief Minister is interacting and responding remarkably to the treatment,” a Raj Bhavan statement later said. (IANS)