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Former external affairs minister and senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj cremated with full state honours 

Bansuri Swaraj, daughter of former Sushma Swaraj performed the last rites. Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team New Delhi Aug 07, 2019, 03.44 PM (IST)

Former external affairs minister and senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj was cremated with full state honours on Wednesday at Lodhi crematorium in Delhi.

Swaraj died following a massive heart attack on Tuesday. 

Bansuri Swaraj, daughter of Sushma Swaraj performed the last rites before the mortal remains of the BJP veteran was laid to rest.

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PM Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, BJP veteran LK Advani and former Bhutan prime miniser Tshering Tobgay among others were present at the at Lodhi crematorium

Earlier, the mortal remains of Swaraj was kept in BJP headquarters where President Ram Nath Kovind and BJP leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid an emotional tribute to the veteran BJP leader. 

Hours before her demise, Swaraj in a tweet congratulated Modi on Article 370 victory and said '' I was waiting to see this day in my lifetime''.