After suffering a heart attack in the evening senior BJP leader and Former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, 67, passed away at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). According to reports, she was brought to AIIMS at 10:15 PM. Sushma Swaraj’s husband and other family members along with Dr Harshvardhan, Piyush Goyal, Pralhad Joshi and Nitin Gadkari, are present at AIIMS.
A glorious chapter in Indian politics comes to an end. India grieves the demise of a remarkable leader who devoted her life to public service and bettering lives of the poor. Sushma Swaraj Ji was one of her kind, who was a source of inspiration for crores of people.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 6, 2019
Earlier on Tuesday she expressed content over the passing of key bills pertaining to Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh and thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the same. “Thank you Prime Minister. Thank you very much. I was waiting to see this day in my lifetime,” Swaraj tweeted.