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WION Web Team New Delhi Aug 07, 2019, 08.56 AM(IST)

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Sushma Swaraj to be cremated with full state honours on Wednesday afternoon: BJP

Former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj who passed away on Tuesday night will be cremated with full state honours, BJP working president Jagat Prakash Nadda said.

Sushma Swaraj's demise is a personal loss: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday condoled the sudden demise of Bharatiya Janata Party's most loved and admired leader, former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. 

I was waiting to see this day in my lifetime, said Sushma Swaraj in final tweet

Just hours before her death, former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj in her final tweet congratulated and thanked PM Modi for the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.

Sushma Swaraj passes away; Anurag Kashyap, Anushka Sharma and other Bollywood celebrities pay rich tributes

Former External Affairs Minister and one of the most loved Parliamentarians in the country Sushma Swaraj breathed her last on Tuesday night. Swaraj suffered a cardiac arrest. She was administered CPR but did not respond, according to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences.

Sushma Swaraj's political career linked to rise & rise of BJP

Former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj passed away on Tuesday night in Delhi's AIIMS. Here is taking a look at the life and times of the Iron Lady