Published On: Wed, Aug 7th, 2019

BREAKING: BJP veteran Sushma Swaraj dies; Politicians, Bollywood celebs mourn

BREAKING: BJP veteran Sushma Swaraj dies; Politicians, Bollywood celebs mourn

Former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj passed away Tuesday night at Delhi’s AIIMS hospital due to a cardiac arrest.

The senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader was rushed to AIIMS at 10:15 pm and was admitted to the emergency ward.

The 67-year-old tweeted her last at 7 pm congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi for stripping Article 370 from the Constitution that gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

Sushma Swaraj’s tweet read, “Thank you Prime Minister. Thank you very much. I was waiting to see this day in my lifetime.”

Following her demise condolences poured from across the world including Bollywood celebs like Anupam Kher, Sanjay Dutt, Boman Irani, Swara Bhasker, Vishal Dadlani and Raveena Tandon.

A tweet of Bollywood star Arjun Kapoor read, “India has lost its extraordinary leader, minister and personality… May God bless her soul.”

BREAKING: BJP veteran Sushma Swaraj dies; Politicians, Bollywood celebs mourn

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