Sushma Swaraj served as the Minister of External Affairs from May 26, 2014 to May 30, 2019.
Former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj passed away on the night of August 6, leaving the nation shocked and saddened. The veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader breathed her last at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi, following a cardiac arrest. She was 67 years old.
Tributes poured in for Sushma Swaraj from several Bollywood celebrities, who were devastated by the tragic news
Parineeti Chopra wrote that she was inspired by the leader on a personal level.
I hail from Ambala Cantt, same as Sushma Swaraj ji. Always felt proud that a woman from our small town made it big, and made a difference. Sushma ji rest in peace. You inspired me on a personal level. #RIPSushmaSwarajJi
I had the good fortune of meeting #sushmaswaraj ji (Minister I&B) in 2001 when she visited #RamojiFilmCity where @geneliad & me were shooting for our debut film #TujheMeriKasam-she blessed us & wished us success, as newcomers it energised & encouraged us-ThkYou for your grace mam
Anil Kapoor wrote, "It's with a heavy heart that we bid goodbye to the fierce leader and exceptional human being"
It's with a heavy heart that we bid goodbye to the fierce leader and exceptional human being that was @SushmaSwaraj ji. Her loss will be felt deeply by the whole nation as we keep the memory of her leadership & wisdom alive in our hearts...RIP Iron Lady
Sanjay Dutt wrote, " Absolutely shocked and devastated to hear about her passing."
RIP Sushma ji. Absolutely shocked and devastated to hear about her passing. She was always close to me and was extremely kind, since the early days. My heartfelt condolences to the family & our entire nation for this great loss.
"Deeply shocked and saddened to hear about Sushma Swaraj ji’s sudden demise." Lata Mangeshkar wrote.
Deeply shocked and saddened to hear about Sushma Swaraj jis sudden demise. A graceful and honest leader, a sensitive and selfless soul, a keen understanding of music and poetry and a dear friend. Our former external minister will be remembered fondly.
The Music Fraternity will be indebted to her for magnificent defence of their rights in the Lok Sabha. ," Javed Akhtar wrote.
Deeply saddened by Sushma jis demise.The Music Fraternity will be indebted to her for magnificent defence of their rights in the Lok Sabha . You were an exceptional person Sushmaji. We will always remain thankful to you.
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