Tamil Chief Minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa passed away at 11:30 pm on Monday at Apollo Hospital in Chennai.  While her followers are mourning the loss of their beloved leader,  Jayalalithaa's loyalist and senior AIADMK leader O Panneerselvam has been sworn as the new Chief Minister of the state. 

Here are 18 rare of pictures of Amma that throw light on her life, film and political career. 

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Source: b'Jayalalithaa along with her close aide Sasikala Natarajan, who she considered as her "sister" | Source: PTI\xc2\xa0'
Source: b'Amma honouring the then Sri Lankan president Chandrika Kumaratunga with a flower bouquet in Chennai on April 7, 2003. Jayalalithaa took a firm stand against LTTE. \xc2\xa0|Source:AFP'
Source: b'During her first term as the CM, she received a salary of Rs.1 | Source: AFP\xc2\xa0'
Source: b"Amma's generosity towards followers was great and in turn, they showered her with love and respect | Source: AFP"
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Source: b'Two of the most powerful Indian women politicians -- Jayalalithaa and Sonia Gandhi. AFP'
Source: b"Indian Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee, Jayalalitha, at the Hindu nationalist's ruling coalition meeting in New Dellhi, 27 March 1999|Source: AFP\xc2\xa0"

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