Sushma Swaraj Insisted on Undergoing Kidney Transplant at Delhi's AIIMS, Said Going Abroad Will Hurt National Pride, Reveals Her Husband
Sushma Swaraj With Husband Swaraj Kaushal. (Photo Credits: PTI)

New Delhi, November 5: Swaraj Kaushal, husband of late Sushma Swaraj, who goes by the username @GovernorSwaraj on Twitter revealed that his wife (Sushma Swaraj) refused to go abroad for treatment and insisted on undergoing a kidney transplant surgery at New Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), saying that it was a matter of 'national pride'. In a series of tweet on Monday, her widower Swaraj Kaushal said she wanted to get a treatment at AIIMS even as doctors there were not ready to perform it, saying people will lose faith in “our doctors and hospital” if she travelled abroad for treatment.

"AIIMS doctors were not ready for her kidney transplant surgery in India. She said it was a matter of national pride and refused to go abroad. She fixed the date of her surgery and asked Dr Mukut Minz saying- ‘Doc Sab - aap sirf instruments pakadaiye, Krishna meri surgery aap karenge'", he tweeted. Here are  Highlights From the Life of Sushma Swaraj and Times of One of India's Most Loved Female Politicians.

Here are the tweets:

Kaushal, former Mizoram governor revealed that Sushma herself fixed the date of her surgery at AIIMS. He added saying that she treated her surgery as a minor operation and gave all credit to the AIIMS doctors who are best in the world, dedicated sisters and the staff.

Kaushal thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his help during his wife's treatment at AIIMS, saying that he was in constant touch with the doctors and always advised her (Sushma) not to strain as her health was paramount. Moreover, the Prime Minister gave them the hospital wing meant for the PM. "He would speak to her at regular intervals. There was nothing that should have been done and was not done. As a result, she was fully recovered and back to work. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you Prime Minister", Kaushal  tweeted.

Sushma Swaraj, a senior BJP leader and former External Minister Minister died of a heart attack at the age of 67, on August 6. The Minster had undergone a  kidney transplant in December 2016.