Remembering Sushma Swaraj: Rare Pictures Of 'Millennial' Minister

India | News18 | February 14, 2020, 11:08 am
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 Here's a look at some of the rare photos of the 'supermom' of India, Sushma Swaraj, who was known for her round-the-clock social media presence, eagerness to help, and ready wit on social media.<br /><br />Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Sushma Swaraj at a public function in New Delhi on May 8th,1998 (photo by T.C.Malhotra via Getty Images)
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Here's a look at some of the rare photos of the 'supermom' of India, Sushma Swaraj, who was known for her round-the-clock social media presence, eagerness to help, and ready wit on social media.

Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Sushma Swaraj at a public function in New Delhi on May 8th,1998 (photo by T.C.Malhotra via Getty Images)

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 A rare childhood picture of Sushma Swaraj with her brother Gulshan Sharma. (Image: Special Arrangement)
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A rare childhood picture of Sushma Swaraj with her brother Gulshan Sharma. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 Check out this rare picture of Sushma Swaraj from her NCC days. (Image: Special Arrangement)
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Check out this rare picture of Sushma Swaraj from her NCC days. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 1975: Sushma Swaraj with husband Swaraj Kaushal in their wedding photograph. Days before her death on August 6, the couple celebrated 44 years of togetherness. (Image: Twitter)
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1975: Sushma Swaraj with husband Swaraj Kaushal in their wedding photograph. Days before her death on August 6, the couple celebrated 44 years of togetherness. (Image: Twitter)

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 1977: Governor of Haryana Jaisukh Lal Hathi greeting Sushma Swaraj during her swearing-in ceremony. She became the youngest-ever cabinet minister in the country at 25 years of age. (Image: Twitter)
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1977: Governor of Haryana Jaisukh Lal Hathi greeting Sushma Swaraj during her swearing-in ceremony. She became the youngest-ever cabinet minister in the country at 25 years of age. (Image: Twitter)

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 1977: Newly elected Cabinet Minister Sushma Swaraj with Governor of Haryana Jaisukh Lal Hathi. (Image: Twitter)
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1977: Newly elected Cabinet Minister Sushma Swaraj with Governor of Haryana Jaisukh Lal Hathi. (Image: Twitter)

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 NEW DELHI, INDIA: Indian Minister of Information and Broadcasting Sushma Swaraj takes the oath during a swearing-in ceremony as New Delhi's new Chief Minister 12 October. Swaraj replaces Sahib Singh Verma, who was made to resign one month ahead of local government polls, in an effort by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to bolster their image in the upcoming elections. AFP PHOTO/JOHN MACDOUGALL (Photo credit should read JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)
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NEW DELHI, INDIA: Indian Minister of Information and Broadcasting Sushma Swaraj takes the oath during a swearing-in ceremony as New Delhi's new Chief Minister 12 October. Swaraj replaces Sahib Singh Verma, who was made to resign one month ahead of local government polls, in an effort by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to bolster their image in the upcoming elections. AFP PHOTO/JOHN MACDOUGALL (Photo credit should read JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

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 1998: The Lt. Governor of Delhi Vijay Kapoor congratulating Sushma Swaraj after she takes the oath as the new Chief Minister of Delhi State Government. (Photo by T.C.Malhotra via Getty Images)
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1998: The Lt. Governor of Delhi Vijay Kapoor congratulating Sushma Swaraj after she takes the oath as the new Chief Minister of Delhi State Government. (Photo by T.C.Malhotra via Getty Images)

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 Sushma Swaraj with veteran leader Jayaprakash Narayan at his residence in Patna. (Image: Special Arrangement)
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Sushma Swaraj with veteran leader Jayaprakash Narayan at his residence in Patna. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 1998: Sushma Swaraj giving a vote of thanks at the end of a two-day meeting of information ministers from South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in Dhaka. (Image: Reuters)
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1998: Sushma Swaraj giving a vote of thanks at the end of a two-day meeting of information ministers from South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in Dhaka. (Image: Reuters)

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 1998: Sushma Swaraj is being welcomed after she won the election against Congress Party. (Image: Reuters)
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1998: Sushma Swaraj is being welcomed after she won the election against Congress Party. (Image: Reuters)

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 1999: Sushma Swaraj with Pakistani leader Benazir Bhutto in Islamabad. (Image: Reuters)
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1999: Sushma Swaraj with Pakistani leader Benazir Bhutto in Islamabad. (Image: Reuters)

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 2000: Sushma Swaraj sharing a warm hug with Uma Bharti. (Image: Reuters)
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2000: Sushma Swaraj sharing a warm hug with Uma Bharti. (Image: Reuters)

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 2010: Sushma Swaraj with Lal Krishna Advani. (Image: Reuters)
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2010: Sushma Swaraj with Lal Krishna Advani. (Image: Reuters)

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 2014: US Secretary of State John Kerry pulls a chair for Sushma Swaraj upon their arrival to address a joint news conference New Delhi on July 31, 2014. (Image: Reuters)
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2014: US Secretary of State John Kerry pulls a chair for Sushma Swaraj upon their arrival to address a joint news conference New Delhi on July 31, 2014. (Image: Reuters)

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 INDIA - MAY 16: Shankar Dayal Sharma after administering the oath of office to Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Murli Manohar Joshi, Pramod Mahajan, Sushma Swaraj, Jaswant Singh and others ( BJP, News Profile ) (Photo by Saxena Sharad/The The India Today Group via Getty Images)
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INDIA - MAY 16: Shankar Dayal Sharma after administering the oath of office to Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Murli Manohar Joshi, Pramod Mahajan, Sushma Swaraj, Jaswant Singh and others ( BJP, News Profile ) (Photo by Saxena Sharad/The The India Today Group via Getty Images)

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 2005: Sushma Swaraj enjoys a swing during Teej celebrations. (Image: AFP)
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2005: Sushma Swaraj enjoys a swing during Teej celebrations. (Image: AFP)

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 INDIA - APRIL 10: Jaswant Singh, Lal Krishna Advani, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Sushma Swaraj (News Profile) (Photo by Banerjee Dilip/The The India Today Group via Getty Images)
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INDIA - APRIL 10: Jaswant Singh, Lal Krishna Advani, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Sushma Swaraj (News Profile) (Photo by Banerjee Dilip/The The India Today Group via Getty Images)

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 2016: Sushma Swaraj with the Pope of Vatican. (Image: Twitter)
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2016: Sushma Swaraj with the Pope of Vatican. (Image: Twitter)

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 2018: A rare picture of Sushma Swaraj tying rakhi to M Venkaiah Naidu. (Image: Special Arrangement)
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2018: A rare picture of Sushma Swaraj tying rakhi to M Venkaiah Naidu. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 2018: Sushma Swaraj with her husband Swaraj Kaushal. (Image: Twitter)
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2018: Sushma Swaraj with her husband Swaraj Kaushal. (Image: Twitter)

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