Acting Governor of Tamil Nadu, Ch Vidyasagar Rao on Saturday called on Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa at Apollo Hospital, where she has been treated since September 22. Rao enquired about her health and the details of treatment being given to her with the doctors. He was there for about 35 minutes.
An official release from the Raj Bhavan here said the Governor visited the Chief Minister in the ward where she is being given treatment and thanked the doctors for taking him there and for explaining in detail the treatment given to the Chief Minister. He was briefed by Dr Pratap C Reddy, Chairman, Apollo Hospitals on the treatment being given to her.
The release also said the Governor was happy to note that the Chief Minister was recovering well and appreciated the doctors for providing the best medical care and treatment to her. He also presented a basket of fruits and wished the Chief Minister a speedy recovery.
Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha M Thambidurai, Finance Minister O Panneerselvam, PWD Minister K Palanisamy, Electricity Minister P Thangamani, Municipal Administration Minister SP Velumani, Health Minister C Vidyasagar Rao, Chief Secretary P Rama Mohana Rao, Advisor to State government, Sheela Balakrishnan and State Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan received the Governor on his arrival at the hospital
Meanwhile, responding to media persons at Apollo hospitals, AIADMK spokesperson Panruti S Ramachandran said indeed, Dr Richard Beale had been treating the Chief Minister. Answering a question as to whether the government would issue photographs of Jayalalithaa, he said there was no need for that.