Veteran BJP Leader, Former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj passes away

Former External Affairs
Minister Sushma Swaraj
passed away in New Delhi
last night after suffering a
massive cardiac arrest. She
was 67

AIIMS Sources said, the
senior BJP leader was
brought to the hospital
around 9:30 last evening
They said, a team of doctors
attended to her but could not
revive her. Sushma Swaraj
had a kidney transplant in
2016 and had opted out of
contesting Lok Sabha polls
earlier this year for health
reasons

President Ram Nath Kovind,
Vice President M. Venkaiah
Naidu, Prime Minister
Narendra Modi, Defence
Minister Rajnath Singh, BJP
President and Home Minister
Amit Shah and several other
leaders have expressed
condolence over the demise
of Sushma Swaraj

In his message, President
Kovind said, he is extremely
shocked to hear of the
passing of Sushma Swaraj
He said, the country has lost
a much loved leader who
epitomised dignity, courage
and integrity in public life
The President said, she will
always be remembered for
her service to the people of
India.

Vice President M. Venkaiah
Naidu said, death of Sushma
Swaraj is a huge loss to the
country and personal loss to
him. He said, Swaraj was an
excellent administrator,
outstanding Parliamentarian
and a remarkable orator.

Expressing grief, Prime
Minister Narendra Modi said,
a glorious chapter in Indian
politics has come to an end
with the passing away of the
veteran politician. In a series
of tweets, he said, India
grieves the demise of a
remarkable leader who
devoted her life to public
service and bettering lives of
the poor Prime Minister
described her death as
personal loss.