Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Ironlady and former External Affairs Minister of India Sushma Swaraj died at the age of 67 at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Tuesday. She died of a heart attack at night. Today, her last rites will take place at 3 pm.
Died due to heart attack
After a heart attack on Tuesday, she was brought to AIIMS at 9 am in a critical condition but doctors could not save her. Late night, her body was brought to his residence at Jantar Mantar.
Sushma Swaraj’s body will be kept in the party office for her last darshan this morning followed by her funeral at 3 pm.
President Ramnath Kovind paid homage to Sushma Swaraj at her home. In a while, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also going to visit her residence to pay homage.
LK Advani: Sushma’s loss is huge
Senior BJP leader and former Deputy Prime Minister of the country LK Advani has expressed deep sorrow by issuing a statement. He has told that the departure of Sushma is a big loss for the country. At the same time, there is a big loss for them personally.
Samajwadi Party patron and former UP Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav has also arrived at her house to pay tribute to Sushma Swaraj. Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla also arrived to pay tribute to Sushma Swaraj.
Bharatiya Janata Party Executive Chairman JP Nadda, MP Ravi Kishan, Leader Kailash Vijayvargiya, Hema Malini, DMK leader Kanimozhi, Baba Ramdev have also reached home to pay tribute to Sushma.
Two days state mourning in Delhi
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia have declared a two-day state mourning over the death of Sushma Swaraj.
Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal paying his last tribute to Sushma Swaraj, leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party.
Yoga guru Ramdev paid the last tribute to former External Affairs Minister and BJP leader Sushma Swaraj at his residence. Rahul and Mamta also expressed grief.
President Ramnath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, BJP President Amit Shah, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, BSP chief Mayawati, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, BJP MP Hemamalini, TMC leader Derek O. Many leaders including Brian, Nobel Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi have expressed deep sorrow
The Russian Foreign Ministry is deeply saddened by the death of former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. The governments of France, Maldives and other countries including Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina, former Afghan President Hamid Karzai have also expressed grief over Sushma’s death.
Hamid Karzai told his spokesperson
Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has described her as an eloquent speaker while addressing Behenji. It has been said from the Government of Afghanistan that Sushma Swaraj was a leader with strong intentions.
In a statement issued by the French government, Sushma has played an important role in improving relations between the two countries.
Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that in this hour of grief he expresses condolences to the people of India.