Senior BJP leader and former Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj passed away at the age of 67 on Tuesday night after a cardiac arrest. She was at her home when she had the attack. She was immediately taken to the AIIMS hospital but by that time she was no longer alive. Before her death, she shared a post on Twitter in which she thanked PM Narendra Modi for removing Article 370 from J&K.
Later, around 8:50 PM Sushma Swaraj had a conversation on a call with Harish Salve, who fought the case of Kulbhushan Yadav in International Court. She asked him to come and take his fees which is Rs.1. This was the last outside interaction she had with anyone before her death.
A couple of hours later around 11:24 PM she had the attack which caused her life. Big political leaders and also, Bollywood mourned on her death. Celebrities posted about this loss on Twitter. Let’s take a look at their Tweets.
Shocked and completely gutted to hear of the sudden demise of #SushmaSwaraj ji.She was a great leader,an astute stateswoman,above all a kindhearted person.Loved by all.Deepest condolences to her family & loved ones.Prayers for her soul. Om Shanti 🙏 #RIPSushmaJi
— Raveena Tandon (@TandonRaveena) August 6, 2019
A tall leader and a doer #sushmaswaraj .. never met her but feel saddened by her passing away .. an end of a chapter where Indians across the world felt there is someone looking after them .. #RIPSushmaswaraj .. Om Shanti 🙏🏽 pic.twitter.com/5IQiRh6DOj
— Randeep Hooda (@RandeepHooda) August 6, 2019
My sincere condolences on passing away of #Sushmaswaraj ji. One of the finest leader of our country.She was special and we will miss her.Sending my prayers to family and friends. pic.twitter.com/BeYy6S9TmN
— Sunny Deol (@iamsunnydeol) August 6, 2019
It's impossible to believe that our beloved #Sushmaji who was like a mother to millions of Indians is no more. Bharat has lost a mother. India will miss her . ओम् शांति ! #RIPSushmaSwaraj ji. pic.twitter.com/ERA5447Fdh
— Ashoke Pandit (@ashokepandit) August 7, 2019
Extremely sad to hear of the demise of #sushmaswaraj ji. An absolute powerhouse yet seemed so warm & humble! Poised & dignified, she was a leader I admired. Thank you for all your years of service to this nation. Rest in Peace🙏🏼😞 #RIPSushmaJi pic.twitter.com/cqTVfGliTP
— Sophie C (@Sophie_Choudry) August 6, 2019
My family & I are in complete shock to learn the tragic news of dear Sushma ji’s sudden demise. She was a motherly figure for all of us; an extremely respected stateswoman; exceptional orator & a very loving, caring & warm soul. Will miss her dearly.🙏#sushmaswaraj#RIPSushmaJi pic.twitter.com/bJCyKLeIa0
— Adnan Sami (@AdnanSamiLive) August 6, 2019