Netizens remember former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on her first death anniversary

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One year after her death, netizens are posting their tributes to former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. An extremely popular minister, Swaraj had passed away at the age of 67 on August 6, 2019, due to cardiac arrest.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to Sushma Swaraj remembering his colleague as an articulate voice for India on a world stage.

Vice President Venkaiah Niadu said that she was an inspiring leader with a blend of modern thinking and traditional values.

Many twitter users have posted few iconic speeches given by Sushma Swaraj in Parliament. She was a powerful orator and had many people hold her in high regard for her clarity of thought.

Ms. Sushma Swaraj left and indelible mark on those who had the good fortune of meeting her. Abdulla Shahid, Foreign Minister of Maldives also paid a tribute to her.

Sushma Swaraj endeared herself to netizens especially NRIs and many remember her for her approachability and proactiveness to rescue Indians stranded abroad.

Leaders across political parties, diplomats and netizens have poured out their hearts to remember of the the finest women politicians India has seen in recent memory.


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