The state had declared a three-day mourning and all local schools remained closed.
At the Assembly this morning, some schools paid tribute to Jayalalithaa.
The community at St Raphael’s Girls School in San Thome said a prayer and remained silent for a minute. A portrait of Jayalalithaa was placed on stage, with flowers and candles around it.
The community at Lady Sivaswami Ayyar Girls HS School in Mylapore also paid tributes. ( featured in the photo here). This school has a shield for the best out-going student named after Jayalalithaa.