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Sushma Swaraj: The people's minister

Aug 07, 2019, 02.20 PM (IST)
Former Minister of External Affairs of India Sushma Swaraj died at the age of 67 in the national capital on Tuesday. She was admitted to AIIMS on Tuesday evening after her health condition deteriorated. She passed away after suffering a cardiac arrest late in the night. After the BJP stalwart’s death, her mortal remains were taken to her residence, where President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other political leaders paid their last respects to her. Her last rites will be held at the Lodhi Road electric crematorium in the national capital at around 3 pm on Wednesday.