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Sushma Swaraj, her name resonated with the word deliverance. Freedom was her name; freedom was her purpose and freedom she achieved. She was a woman of valor and impressive speeches. The former external affairs minister was admitted in the emergency ward of AIIMS hospital New Delhi at 10:15 PM and was pronounced dead soon after her arrival. The nation is in shock and a mourning state. Minister like Nitin Gadkari, Dr. Harshvardhan, and Piyush Goyal are present at the AIIMS to support her family in this grieving moment.
Her name is etched in history
Sushma Swaraj was the second woman to hold the office of External Affairs after Indira Gandhi.
A leader from the beginning
She was the youngest Cabinet Minister in the state of Haryana at the age of 25 in 1977.
A diplomat like no other
She was an always available for people, especially on Twitter. She helped countless Indian citizens who were stuck in diplomatic situations across the globe and ensured that they were back to their families.
A bridge of nations
Sushma ji was awarded with the “Order of Civil Merit” by the Spanish Government for helping its citizens evacuate from Nepal during the 2015 earthquake.
Her last tweet was a testament to her love for India
After the scrapping of article 370, she tweeted this – “प्रधानमंत्री जी – आपका हार्दिक अभिनंदन, मैं अपने जीवन मैं इस दिन को देखने की प्रतीक्षा कर रही थी।.” It was her last statement. We will miss you Sushma ji, and no one will ever be able to fill the gap you left us with.