Former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj died at the AIIMS on Tuesday night following cardiac arrest. The veteran Bharatiya Janata Party leader was brought to AIIMS in a critical condition after suffering a heart attack but soon passed away. She was 67.
Her body has been taken to her residence at 6, Jantar Mantar from the AIIMS. Her mortal remains would be kept at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters from 11 AM to 1 PM so that people can pay their last respects. Her last rites will be performed at the Lodhi crematorium with full state honour.
01:00 PM | BJP leader Sushma Swaraj’s mortal remains being taken to the BJP headquarters
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Haryana Government declares 2-day State mourning in honour of senior BJP leader and former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.
Congress leader Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi pay last respects to former External Affairs Minister and BJP leader SushmaSwaraj.
10:45 PM | LK Advani pays tributes to late BJP leader Sushma Swaraj
Senior BJP leader LK Advani pays tributes to late BJP leader Sushma Swaraj at her residence. His daughter Pratibha Advani gets emotional as she meets SushmaSwaraj’s daughter, Bansuri.
“The nation has lost a remarkable leader. To me, it is an irreparable loss and I will miss Sushmaji’s presence immensely. May her soul rest in peace. My heartfelt condolences to Swaraj ji, Bansuri & all members of her family. Om Shanti,” tweeted Senior BJP leader LK Advani.
10:30 AM | PM Modi gets emotional while paying last tribute to Sushma Swaraj
Prime Minister Narendra Modi gets emotional after paying final tributes to former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj at her residence.
10:20 AM | We express our sincere condolences: Russian foreign ministry
We express our sincere condolences to the people of India on the premature passing away of the former Foreign Minister of this friendly country