Former Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj No More

New Delhi: Senior BJP leader and former foreign minister Sushma Swaraj passed away at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Tuesday evening. She was 67 years old.
According to media reports, Schwaraj suffered a heart attack in the evening and was brought to AIIMS at 10:15 pm. She was then taken to the emergency department where she passed away.
Swaraj served as Minister of Foreign Affairs of India from May 26, 2014 to May 30, 2019. She was the second woman to hold the post, after Indira Gandhi.
She had a kidney transplant in 2016 and did not join the 2019 Government of Modi.
She was elected seven times as MP and three times as a member of the Legislative Assembly.
At the age of 25 in 1977, she became the youngest Haryana minister. She also served as Chief Minister of Delhi from October 13, 1998 to December 3, 1998.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other political leaders have expressed their condolences over the sudden collapse
Swaraj.
“The great chapter of Indian politics is coming to an end. India is mourning the death of an extraordinary leader who has dedicated his life to public service and improving the lives of the poor. Sushma Swaraj Ji was one of her kind, which was a source of inspiration for people, ”Modi wrote.

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