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Senior BJP Leader Sushma Swaraj Passes Away

Politics | News18 | August 6, 2019, 11:34 pm
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 Senior BJP leader and former foreign minister Sushma Swaraj passed away a while ago at AIIMS on August 06, 2019. (Image: PTI)

Senior BJP leader and former foreign minister Sushma Swaraj passed away a while ago at AIIMS on August 06, 2019. (Image: PTI)

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 The BJP veteran, who suffered a massive heart attack, died at the age of 67. (Image: PTI)

The BJP veteran, who suffered a massive heart attack, died at the age of 67. (Image: PTI)

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 She had a kidney transplant in 2016 and had opted out of contesting Lok Sabha polls earlier this year for health reasons. (Image: PTI)

She had a kidney transplant in 2016 and had opted out of contesting Lok Sabha polls earlier this year for health reasons. (Image: PTI)

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 Swaraj, who was for the Bharatiya Janata Party’s most prominent woman face, did not contest the recently held Lok Sabha elections in which the party won with a massive majority. (Image: PTI)

Swaraj, who was for the Bharatiya Janata Party’s most prominent woman face, did not contest the recently held Lok Sabha elections in which the party won with a massive majority. (Image: PTI)

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 Last November, she had announced she would not contest the general elections. (Image: PTI)

Last November, she had announced she would not contest the general elections. (Image: PTI)

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 She is survived by her husband Swaraj Kaushal and daughter Bansuri. (Image: PTI)

She is survived by her husband Swaraj Kaushal and daughter Bansuri. (Image: PTI)

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 Sushma Swaraj was perhaps the most 'millennial' minister the Indian government has ever had. (Image: PTI)

Sushma Swaraj was perhaps the most 'millennial' minister the Indian government has ever had. (Image: PTI)

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 From being tagged the 'supermom' of India by Washington Post to becoming one of the most-followed politicians on Twitter, the late external affairs minister had truly struck a chord with young and old alike with her round-the-clock social media presence, eagerness to help, and ready wit on social media. (Image: PTI)

From being tagged the 'supermom' of India by Washington Post to becoming one of the most-followed politicians on Twitter, the late external affairs minister had truly struck a chord with young and old alike with her round-the-clock social media presence, eagerness to help, and ready wit on social media. (Image: PTI)

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