Sushma Swaraj passes away at 67

Former External Affairs Minister and senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj passed away on Tuesday night, AIIMS sources said.

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Sushma Swaraj passes away at 67

Former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj passes away

Former External Affairs Minister and senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj passed away on Tuesday night, AIIMS sources said.

She was 67.

The senior BJP leader was brought to AIIMS around 9:30pm and was straight away taken to the crisis ward.

AIIMS specialists said she kicked the bucket of a heart failure.

A few senior ministers, including Harsh Vardhan, Rajnath Singh, Smriti Irani Prakash Javadekar, came to AIIMS after she was admitted to the emergency clinic.

Swaraj had put out a tweet at night praising Prime Modi after the Center’s transition to repudiate uncommon status for Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcate the outskirt state into two Union Territories verified Parliament’s endorsement.

“Narendra Modi ji – Thank you Prime Minister. Thank you very much. I was waiting to see this day in my lifetime,” she had said.

Head administrator Modi, in his tweets, hailed Swaraj as a “prolific orator and outstanding parliamentarian” and said she was appreciated and respected crosswise over partisan loyalties.

“She was uncompromising when it came to matters of ideology and interests of the BJP, whose growth she immensely contributed to,” Mr. Narendra Modi said.

“An excellent administrator, Sushma Ji set high standards in every Ministry she handled. She played a key role in bettering India’s ties with various nations. As a minister we also saw her compassionate side, helping fellow Indians who were in distress in any part of the world,” he said.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said he was profoundly stunned and anguished by the unexpected downfall of an incredibly esteemed partner.

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar stated, “Profoundly stunned to learn of the passing endlessly of Smt Sushma Swaraj. Hard to acknowledge this news. The entire country laments, the Foreign Ministry considerably more so.”

The Congress mourned her downfall.

“We are disheartened to find out about the less than ideal death of Smt Sushma Swaraj. Our sympathies to her family and friends and family,” the gathering said.

“I’m stunned to find out about the downfall of Sushma Swaraj Ji, an uncommon political leader, a skilled speaker and an extraordinary Parliamentarian, with kinships crosswise over partisan loyalties. My sympathies to her family in this hour of despondency. May her spirit rest in harmony. Om Shanti,” Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Twitter.

Swaraj had a kidney transplant in 2016 and had quit challenging Lok Sabha polls not long ago for wellbeing reasons.

She is made due by her better half Swaraj Kaushal and girl Bansuri.

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