Sushma Swaraj, former foreign minister and BJP leader, passes away at 67 after suffering a cardiac arrest last evening in AIIMS, New Delhi. Swaraj was rushed to the hospital by her family around 9.45 pm.
Union ministers Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari, Piyush Goyal, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Prahlad Singh Goyal, Prakash Javadekar, Shahnawaz Hussain, Manoj Tiwari and Mahendra Nath Pandey have reached AIIMS. BJP working president JP Nadda has also arrived.
In her last tweet, Swaraj had congratulated PM Narendra Modi for successfully revoking Article 370 in J&K. “Thank you Prime Minister. Thank you very much. I was waiting to see this day in my lifetime,” the tweet said.
Former president of India Mr. Pranab Mukherjee wrote in his tweet:
Prime Minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi posted 5 back to back tweet after Sushma Swaraj passes away.