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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa suffered a cardiac arrest

In critical condition ...wishing for her complete healthy recovery ...

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  • whole TN on high alert!!!
  • edited December 2016
    In Oct. itself there was a viral video doing rounds on YT, FB and WApp by a Apollo lady doctor who said Amma was brain dead and explained that she was being kept on best possible support systems coz all doctors were scared to declare her true condition!!
  • liverpool said:

    whole TN on high alert!!!

    I can't understand, why Tamil Nadu has to be kept on high alert ??
  • liverpool said:

    whole TN on high alert!!!

    I can't understand, why Tamil Nadu has to be kept on high alert ??
    I will hazard a guess that they fear massive emotional outburst. To draw an analogy , when a prominent movie star dies down south , the number of suicides it is said to run into hundreds. Imagine the kind of situation they will face if a leader who is revered as a demi-god were to depart unexpectedly .
  • god bless amma har har mahadev
  • Basuroy said:

    liverpool said:

    whole TN on high alert!!!

    I can't understand, why Tamil Nadu has to be kept on high alert ??
    I will hazard a guess that they fear massive emotional outburst. To draw an analogy , when a prominent movie star dies down south , the number of suicides it is said to run into hundreds. Imagine the kind of situation they will face if a leader who is revered as a demi-god were to depart unexpectedly .
    If someone truly loves his/her ideal celebrity then he/she shud live to emulate or popularize that celebrity's life and deeds rather than punch a hole in their own head !!

    And by going on rampage Tamilians will only destroy the infastructure painstakingly built by Amma during her tenure.
  • Btw news on the grapevine is again sinister. A fierce power struggle going on inside AIADMK !!

    Just google 'Truth behind Jayalalitha's sickness' and u won't need another recreation !!
  • She has passes away...may god bless her....how's situation in Chennai... Conspiracy theory did they delayed announcement of her deminise wrt law n order situation.... # medical ethics
  • Got her Soul. RIP
  • RIP mam Jayalalithaa
    Karma - the Panacea
  • A highly revered leader and almost a cult like following in Tamil Nadu. I am currently posted in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu and there is an almost total lockdown here.
  • The "Amma Franchise" was run on taxpayers money, they had an unsustainable subsidy policy, freely propagated freebie culture during elections, even promised 8 gms of gold as dowry to families, (I wonder what election commission thinks of this) , zero tolerance for critics, complete control of co-operative banks used for all sorts of things. And this is true for many state parties that revolve around a cult personality. This brand of populism will drag TN into a vicious cycle where another Jaylalitha will rise and same unsustainable policies would be continued in the name of socialism and welfare, She has enough support and seats so the Center wont touch her, (btw she withdrew support from Atal government once upon a time, so she chose party benefits over stability of the country). All said and done i feel its time India gets over this " cult personality syndrome".
    PS I am sorry to have offended any fanboys
  • As Mrs CM passed away and Central Gov has declared national mourning...
    Do UPSC postpone exams in such cases?
    Like it must be of more concern to Tamil Nadu.. Do TN students face any problem like
    ban from political party etc..?
    carzy with marzi
  • killerjoe said:

    The "Amma Franchise" was run on taxpayers money, they had an unsustainable subsidy policy, freely propagated freebie culture during elections, even promised 8 gms of gold as dowry to families, (I wonder what election commission thinks of this) , zero tolerance for critics, complete control of co-operative banks used for all sorts of things. And this is true for many state parties that revolve around a cult personality. This brand of populism will drag TN into a vicious cycle where another Jaylalitha will rise and same unsustainable policies would be continued in the name of socialism and welfare, She has enough support and seats so the Center wont touch her, (btw she withdrew support from Atal government once upon a time, so she chose party benefits over stability of the country). All said and done i feel its time India gets over this " cult personality syndrome".
    PS I am sorry to have offended any fanboys

    Completely agree !! Cult Personality Syndrome/Idolizing is not good for the future self belief of the country. its the same for Movie stars/Cricketers/celebrities.
  • killerjoe said:

    The "Amma Franchise" was run on taxpayers money, they had an unsustainable subsidy policy, freely propagated freebie culture during elections, even promised 8 gms of gold as dowry to families, (I wonder what election commission thinks of this) , zero tolerance for critics, complete control of co-operative banks used for all sorts of things. And this is true for many state parties that revolve around a cult personality. This brand of populism will drag TN into a vicious cycle where another Jaylalitha will rise and same unsustainable policies would be continued in the name of socialism and welfare, She has enough support and seats so the Center wont touch her, (btw she withdrew support from Atal government once upon a time, so she chose party benefits over stability of the country). All said and done i feel its time India gets over this " cult personality syndrome".
    PS I am sorry to have offended any fanboys

    Just wondering are there any examples of cult personalities (only in politics and governance & excluding religious appeal) in other countries in the post cold war era?

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  • edited December 2016
    Struggle said:


    Just wondering are there any examples of cult personalities (only in politics and governance & excluding religious appeal) in other countries in the post cold war era?

    There are many.

    Hugo Chavez, Kim Jong-il, King Bhumibol are some which I can recollect at the moment.
  • Struggle said:


    Just wondering are there any examples of cult personalities (only in politics and governance & excluding religious appeal) in other countries in the post cold war era?

    There are many.

    Hugo Chavez, Kim Jong-il, King Bhumibol are some which I can recollect at the moment.
    Probably it reflects the pattern that idolizing is followed mostly in Asian and East Asian countries, in their Post colonial era.
  • Struggle said:

    killerjoe said:

    The "Amma Franchise" was run on taxpayers money, they had an unsustainable subsidy policy, freely propagated freebie culture during elections, even promised 8 gms of gold as dowry to families, (I wonder what election commission thinks of this) , zero tolerance for critics, complete control of co-operative banks used for all sorts of things. And this is true for many state parties that revolve around a cult personality. This brand of populism will drag TN into a vicious cycle where another Jaylalitha will rise and same unsustainable policies would be continued in the name of socialism and welfare, She has enough support and seats so the Center wont touch her, (btw she withdrew support from Atal government once upon a time, so she chose party benefits over stability of the country). All said and done i feel its time India gets over this " cult personality syndrome".
    PS I am sorry to have offended any fanboys

    Just wondering are there any examples of cult personalities (only in politics and governance & excluding religious appeal) in other countries in the post cold war era?

    Fidel Castro, Putin, Lee Kuan Yew, a bunch of israeli politicians like Shimon Peres, Ariel Sharon although these people aren't as bad as the ones we have.

    The political parties should be mature enough to ensure a leadership development program where a group of people are groomed to take future leadership positions We cant talk about democracy if there is no democracy in the parties that would run our country. The biggest problem I have with the political brass is the lack of ideologies, i mean everyone is secular, socialist, capitalist even the goddamned Communist party has the same overtones, in a way only BJP has some color of ideology, but they are too fragmented, the local Netas in BJP follow a simple mantra "Boss is always right". They are in it for the sense of importance this profession brings along. Their ego drives them, not the greater good. These egoistical bitches need to be taught a lesson in humility.. I sincerely pray that this country changes fast.
  • Struggle said:


    Just wondering are there any examples of cult personalities (only in politics and governance & excluding religious appeal) in other countries in the post cold war era?

    There are many.

    Hugo Chavez, Kim Jong-il, King Bhumibol are some which I can recollect at the moment.
    Probably it reflects the pattern that idolizing is followed mostly in Asian and East Asian countries, in their Post colonial era.
    I too was trying to see if there is a pattern in terms of demography or societal factors. Good food for thought.
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  • were mains exams in Chennai affected??
  • No. UPSC is some organisation. The only annals of government doing its duty apart from Police was the UPSC examinations. Amazing response. Arranged superb security and ensured the exam happened peacefully. Though I was expecting a postponement, hats off to UPSC for this. You got to be in chennai to feel the atmosphere on that day and near impossibility of conducting an exam and still UPSC conducted it successfully.
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