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Thiruvananthapuram: A high level Kerala delegation led by Governor P. Sathasivam and Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, paid their last respects to the late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa in Chennai on Tuesday.
Government offices and educational institutions in the State remained shut Tuesday as a mark of respect to Jayalalithaa, who passed away after a prolonged illness.
Expressing his deep sorrow at the demise of Jayalalithaa who died Monday night, Governor P Sathasivam said she was the greatest woman political leader in contemporary India.
"In her we saw the perfect blending of the strong will of an able administrator and the compassion of a philanthropist".
"In her sad demise, we have lost a unique mother's touch that had brightened the lives of millions of people during the last three decades", he said.