Sushma Swaraj’s funeral will be held at Lodhi Road in Delhi today
- Former External Affairs Minister
Sushma Swarajpassed away on 6 August in All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi.
- The final rites would be performed at Lodhi Road Crematorium at 3 pm on Wednesday.
- The BJP leader had refused to context the Lok Sabha Elections 2019 citing health reasons.
The mortal remains will be taken to the party headquarters at 12 pm today. “And the final rites would be performed at Lodhi Road crematorium at 3 pm,” Zee News reported citing JP Nadda, BJP President.
The BJP leader died at the age of 67 at Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).
In her last tweet, Swaraj lauded
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
Swaraj’s sudden demise came as a shock to Indian politics and its leaders. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President
“Sushma ji’s demise is a personal loss. She will be remembered fondly for everything that she’s done for India. My thoughts are with her family, supporters and admirers in this very unfortunate hour. Om Shanti." Modi tweeted last night.
Sushma Ji’s demise is a personal loss. She will be remembered fondly for everything that she’s done for India. My t… https://t.co/EA0y0huas8— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1565114991000
I’m shocked to hear about the demise of Sushma Swaraj Ji, an extraordinary political leader, a gifted orator & an e… https://t.co/smO1haZJ4r— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) 1565115719000
Extremely shocked to hear of the passing of Smt Sushma Swaraj. The country has lost a much loved leader who epitomi… https://t.co/ctXAg7oQVQ— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) 1565115854000
Earlier, the BJP leader had refused to contest the Lok Sabha Elections 2019 citing health reasons.
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