Sushma Swaraj leaves behind her legacy of a Twitter helpline for India's Foreign Ministry
- Veteran BJP leader and former External Affairs Minister
Sushma Swarajpassed away on Tuesday night in New Delhi.
- Sushma Swaraj was truly a people's politician who assured to help people even "if they were stuck on Mars".
- In fact, the current external affairs minister S Jaishankar has adopted Swaraj-style Twitter helpline.
Even if you are stuck on the Mars, Indian Embassy there will help you. https://t.co/Smg1oXKZXD— Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) 1496891814000
She left behind a great legacy of using Twitter as a helpline. In fact, the current external affairs minister S Jaishankar has adopted Swaraj-style Twitter helpline.
In fact, her last words to the world were in the form of a Tweet, which was ironically prophetic.
Hours before she passed away, Swaraj had tweeted congratulations to the Prime Minister for the decision to scrap Article 370 on Kashmir.
“I was waiting to see this day in my lifetime,” she said.
प्रधान मंत्री जी - आपका हार्दिक अभिनन्दन. मैं अपने जीवन में इस दिन को देखने की प्रतीक्षा कर रही थी. @narendramodi… https://t.co/ZoP1vYYETM— Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) 1565099604000
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that a "glorious period in Indian politics" had ended and recalled her efforts as External Affairs Minister in his first government in helping any Indians abroad in any trouble.