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I've taken rebirth with prayers of people, party cadres: Jayalalithaa

Updated: Nov 13, 2016 21:26 IST

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Nov. 13 (ANI): Making an appeal to people of Tamil Nadu to vote for All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) in the by-elections, Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Sunday said she has taken a rebirth with the prayers of people and party cadres and nothing can harm her with their love.

"I have taken a rebirth with the prayers of people and party cadre. What can harm me with the love of you? I am waiting to completely recover and resume my work for the people," Jayalalithaa, who has been admitted to Apollo Hospital here since September 22 with complains of fever and dehydration, said in a statement.

"I don't know what is taking rest, and hard work can't be left. Ever since MGR (M.G. Ramachandran) inducted me to politics, I have always been working for people. I heard many committed suicide for me. I want each of you to work for the people. Can't lose you," said the chief minister.

As she has been recovering from the ailments, Jayalalithaa said requested people of the state to vote for AIADMK in Aravarankurichi, Thiruparankundram, Pondicherry and Thanjavur. "Though I am unable to come in person and campaign, my heart is there," she said.

In a message to the party cadre, she asked them to work hard to make AIADMK win these elections with huge margins.

"I request people to keep in mind the schemes brought in by my government while voting. I am eagerly waiting for the victory of AIADMK with huge margins," she added.

AIADMK leader C.R. Saraswathi had on November 4 told ANI: "We are so happy to hear that Pratap C. Reddy (chairman of the Apollo Hospitals) has said that the chief minister is very well. She is fully satisfied. We are so happy about it. All the people have prayed for Amma. All the religions-Christianity, Islam, Hindu.everyone prayed for Amma. God has given a very good result for that. I thank all the doctors for taking care of our chief minister."

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has completely recovered and is understanding what is going on around her. (ANI)

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