Former external affairs minister?Sushma Swaraj?passed away late Tuesday after suffering a heart stroke. She was 67.?The sources said she was brought to AIIMS at 10:15pm and was?straight away taken to the emergency ward.
Earlier this evening, Ms Sushma Swaraj had tweeted congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding the passage of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation bill in parliament.
प्रधान मंत्री जी - आपका हार्दिक अभिनन्दन. मैं अपने जीवन में इस दिन को देखने की प्रतीक्षा कर रही थी. @narendramodi ji - Thank you Prime Minister. Thank you very much. I was waiting to see this day in my lifetime.— Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) August 6, 2019
PM Modi sent his condolences in a series of tweets.
Sushma Ji was a prolific orator and outstanding Parliamentarian. She was admired and revered across party lines.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 6, 2019
She was uncompromising when it came to matters of ideology and interests of the BJP, whose growth she immensely contributed to.