Jayalalithaa an iconic leader: Stalin

Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) DMK leader M.K. Stalin on Tuesday mourned the death of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, calling her an “iconic and courageous leader”.

“Deeply saddened by the demise of our CM Selvi Jayalalithaa. My deepest condolences to the party cadres and well wishers in this hour of grief,” Stalin tweeted.

“She was an iconic and courageous leader. This is an irreparable loss to the people of Tamil Nadu,” the former Deputy Chief Minister said in another tweet.

Jayalalithaa died on Monday night, a day after she suffered cardiac arrest.