Former Foreign Minister and senior BJP Leader Sushma Swaraj passed away today at AIIMS.
The BJP veteran and stalwart suffered a massive heart attack and took her last breath at the age of 67. She was very much active on social media and her latest Twitter post was regarding her thanks for the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his government's move on Jammu and Kahsmir and she had mentioned that she was indeed waiting for this historical day in her lifetime.
On Monday, the great leader greeted Rajya Sabha affiliates who voted favoring the administration's decision to scrap Article 370 of the Constitution.
Her last Twitter post was about acknowledging Indian PM Narendra Modi on the big decision on Kashmir.
While discussing on the move to revoke Article 370, Ex foreign minister stated, "I was waiting to see this day in my lifetime."
She also expressed thanks towards home minister Amit Shah for his "exceptional performance in Rajya Sabha".
Sushma Swaraj was one of the most prominent face of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and was not in the list of the contestants for the recently held Lok Sabha elections. In the recently held elections, her party won with an amazing majority. It was in last November that she announced that she would not be contesting in the upcoming general elections.
Sushma Swaraj was regarded as one of the most "millenial" minister the Indian Government has ever had in the history. She was tagged as the "Supermom" of India by the Washington Post and one of the most followed politicians on Twitter.
Sushma Swaraj, the former external affairs minister had a great rapport with the young and old alike due to her consistent social media presence. She was always ready to help anyone who was in need and really garnered huge support through social media.
"We are saddened to hear about the untimely demise of Smt Sushma Swaraj. Our condolences to her family and loved ones," Congress, in its official Twitter handle, said.
Her untimely death is a major loss to the Indian politics as she was a women of substance and always stood up for the people of India living in different parts of the world. Her diplomatic interventions have helped in saving the lives of a lot of Indian citizens who were trapped in foreign countries and people irrespective of her party lover and admired her a lot. Her departure will also mean a great loss to BJP too.