Latest News – India’s former foreign minister, Sushma Swaraj, dies at 67 in Delhi AIIMS
India’s former foreign minister, Sushma Swaraj, dies at 67 in Delhi AIIMS
NEW DELHI – Sushma Swaraj, former Indian foreign minister and leader of the Hindu nationalist party Bharatiya Janata, died Tuesday at a hospital in New Delhi. She was 67 years old.
Swaraj died of a heart attack and was rushed to the emergency room of the All India Institute of Medical Science hospital.
Sushma Swaraj, was foreign minister in the cabinet of Prime Minister Narendra Modi from 2014 to 2019. He distinguished himself with an active presence on social networks, often responding to requests for help from Indians abroad.
After undergoing a kidney transplant during her tenure as a minister, Swaraj decided not to run for this year’s general election, citing health problems.
In a series of tweets, Modi said that Sushma Swaraj’s death was a “personal loss” and that he had worked tirelessly in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of India.
@PM_Narendra_Modi took to twitter to condole her death “Sushma Ji’s demise is a personal loss. She will be remembered fondly for everything that she’s done for India. My thoughts are with her family, supporters and admirers in this very unfortunate hour. Om Shanti.
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.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 6, 2019
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