The celebrations were expected to be on till the weekend while she would turn 68 on 24 Februruary, according to the Gregorian calendar.
    
Today being "Maasi Magam" (Tamil month 'Masi' star 'Magam') the birth star of Jayalalithaa, ruling partymen, from state Ministers and top party functionaries to ordinary party workers offered prayers in places of worship across the state.
    
As she turns 68, party workers were organising everything to sync with the number 68, like 68 special medical camps and the initiative to plant 68 lakh saplings across the state, recently launched by Jayalalithaa herself.

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