Former Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj has passed away a while ago at AIIMS on Tuesday. She was 67.
According to a CNN-News 18 report, Swaraj had suffered a cardiac arrests, and was rushed to AIIMS hospital in Delhi as her condition was critical. Attempts to revive her had failed.
She has been brought to AIIMS an hour ago in critical condition. Team of 5 doctors were attending her.
Her last Twitter post was about thanking Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the government’s move on Kashmir stating that she was waiting for this day in her lifetime.
Glorious Chapter in Indian Politics Comes to an End’: PM | A glorious chapter in Indian politics comes to an end. India grieves the demise of a remarkable leader who devoted her life to public service and bettering lives of the poor. Sushma Swaraj Ji was one of her kind, who was a source of inspiration for crores of people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said.
“The demise of Sushma Swaraj has caused an irreparable loss for the country, the party and for me personally. May her soul rest in peace,” Nitin Gadkari said.