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New Delhi, Dec 6: As J Jayalalithaa passed away on December 5 (Monday), cricketing fraternity paid rich tributes to the dead Tamil Nadu chief minister.

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Jayalalithaa who passed away at 11.30 PM on December 5 will be put to rest near the MGR Samadhi at Marina in Chennai at 4:30 PM today.

Jayalalithaa on Sunday (Dec 4) suffered a cardiac arrest following which she breathed her last at Chennai's Apollo Hospital. She has been hailed as Iron Lady and the most powerful politician in the politics of South India.

Scores of followers reached the Rajaji Hall where the body has been kept for public viewing.

Early this morning the motorcade carrying the mortal remains of Jayalalithaa draped in the Triclour was taken to the Rajaji Hall from her residence at Poes Garden. The situation in Chennai and the rest of the state has been by and large peaceful.

This is how cricketers paid their tributes to the deceased Tamil Nadu CM.

Virender Sehwag

Prayers for maintenance of peace in Tamil Nadu. Strength to near and dear ones.

Mohammad Kaif

This is how former cricketer Mohammad Kaif paid his tribute.

Dinesh Karthik

This is what Tamil Nadu cricketer Dinesh Karthik had to say.

Umesh Yadav

This is how pacer Umesh Yadav reacted.

Chennai Super Kings

This is what IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings reacted.

Kris Srikanth

This is how former India captain Kris Srikanth paid his tribute to Jayalalithaa.

Sachin Tendulkar

This is what cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar had to say.

Suresh Raina

This is how veteran India cricketer Suresh Raina condoled the death of Amma.

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Story first published: Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 12:03 [IST]
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