Her interpreter and administrator in Indore's Deaf Bilingual Academy, Monika Punjabi, said that they felt great shock at the passing away of Swaraj."Swaraj used to regard Geeta as her daughter.
Now Geeta hopes that the government will help her in a similar way Swaraj has helped her in the past," Monika said. Known as a great orator and a leader with a humane touch, Sushma Swaraj breathed her last on late Tuesday night after a massive cardiac arrest. She was 67.
Swaraj was appointed foreign minister in the first term of Modi government in 2014. She opted out of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections citing health reasons.
Sushma Swaraj had been a guardian figure to Geeta who has not been able to find her family so far.