Former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj died late on August 6 at AIIMS Hospital Delhi. She was 67.
The senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj passes away after suffering from cardiac arrest. She was administered CPR but did not respond told by All India Institute of Medical Sciences.
At 9:15 p.m. she was taken to the AIIMS hospital and directly taken to the emergency ward. Many senior ministers rush to the hospital to know the condition about Sushma Swaraj.
On 6 August evening, Mrs. Swaraj twitted thanking Prime Minister Modi for the big step of scrapping article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, “Thank you Prime Minister. Thank you very much. I’ve been waiting in my lifetime to see this day, “she said.
Sushma Swaraj was the first lady chief minister of Delhi. She started her political career in 1977 at the age of 25 she became the youngest cabinet minister of Haryana. She was elected seven times as a Member of Parliament and three times as a Member of the Legislative Assembly. Mrs. The US daily Wall Street Journal called Swaraj India’s ‘ best-loved politician. ‘
In Modi ministry (2014-2019) She was the first woman external affairs of India. She didn’t contest 2019 elections because of her health issues. The present external affairs minister S. Jayshankar tweeted that he wants to follow the footsteps of Sushma swaraj. She was a very bold and focused minister.
Writer: Sakshi Soni