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Cricketing Fraternity Offer Condolences To Sushma Swaraj
By CricShots - Aug 7, 2019 7:04 pm
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Former External Affairs Minister and senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj took her last breathe on Tuesday as she suffered a heart attack, and various personalities from the cricket fraternity offered condolences on the demise of the 67-year-old leader. She had opted out of the 2019 General elections due to her serious health condition.

Sushma Swaraj

Paying his condolences former Indian opener, Virender Sehwag said, “Heartfelt condolences to family and admirers of #SushmaSwaraj ji. Om Shanti”.


On the other hand, former Indian cricketer and current BJP MP, Gautam Gambhir tweeted, “I’m beyond aggrieved at the passing away of Smt. #SushmaSwaraj A veteran politician and a pillar of the BJP, she was loved by everyone. She will be remembered as the most endearing & helpful politicians of recent times. My condolences to her family and friends. A huge loss for”.

Swaraj was admitted to All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) following a deterioration in her health. She passed away after suffering a cardiac arrest. Most of the central minister like Prahlad Patel, Rajnath Singh, Piyush Goyal, and Nitin Gadkari were among the early leaders who reached AIIMS following the news of Swaraj’s demise.

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Earlier today, the senior BJP leader had welcomed the revoking of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir and thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the move. Tweeting about the same, Swaraj said, “Thank you Prime Minister. Thank you very much. I was waiting to see this day in my lifetime.”

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Swaraj was appointed the foreign minister in the first term of Modi government in 2014. She opted out of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections citing health reasons. During her duties, the BJP leader had been active and popular on Twitter reaching out to the Indian diaspora in distress for assistance.