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Muslim community prays for Amma's speedy recovery

Updated: Oct 21, 2016 16:54 IST

Chennai, Oct. 21 (ANI): The Muslim community came together on Friday to offer prayers for the speedy recovery of ailing Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa.

"Special prayers were held at madrassas situated in Chennai, in which all the advocates and the VIPs of the Muslim community participated and prayed for the speedy recovery of honourable Chief Minister Amma," All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) MP Navaneetha said.

The AIADMK had earlier on Thursday stated that Jayalalithaa was recovering well and would return home soon.

68-year-old Jayalalithaa was admitted to the Apollo Hospital on September 22 after she complained of fever and dehydration. A specialist from London besides three-member team of doctors from AIIMS, Delhi, examined Jayalalithaa, who is being treated for infection with respiratory support. (ANI)