Jayalalithaa’s last journey begins

Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) The last journey of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa started on Tuesday evening from the Rajaji Bhavan for the Marina Beach where her last rites will be held.

Soon after President Pranab Mukherjee and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi paid floral tributes to Jayalalithaa, the coffin was loaded on to a military vehicle, which proceeded slowly through the streets packed with mourners towards Marina Beach.