Former External Affairs Minister Swaraj Passes Away

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August 6, 2019/Delhi: Former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj passed away on Tuesday night.

Senior BJP leader and Former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, 67, passed away at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Tuesday night after suffering a heart attack in the evening.

The senior BJP leader was brought to AIIMS at 10:15 PM and was straight away taken to the emergency ward.

Sushma Swaraj’s body has been taken to her home, Dhawan Deep Building, in Connaught Place, New Delhi.

On Wednesday at 12pm, her body will be taken to BJP’s headquarters and the last rites will be performed at Lodhi Road Electric Crematorium at 3pm.

PM Narendra Modi took to twitter to condole her death. He tweeted, “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.”