India’s former Minister of External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj, passed away late night on Tuesday, August 6, 2019. The nation continues to mourn the sad demise of one of the most influential political figure. Politicians including Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid their last respect at Swaraj’s Delhi residence. Swaraj was cremated with full state honours at the Lodhi Road cremation on August 7, 2019. Amul India too pays their tribute to “Swarajya ka aham hissa,” with a heart-warming topical ad. The beautiful topical is going viral online. Sushma Swaraj Dies at 67: Daughter Bansuri, Husband Swaraj Kaushal Bid Farewell to BJP Stalwart With Tearful Salute.
The 67-year-old was brought to AIIMS at 9:30 pm on Tuesday night and was immediately taken to the emergency ward, moment after she suffered a cardiac arrest. Many jostled for the last glimpse, before her body was taken for the cremation. It is a significant loss to the nation and people still could not believe the sudden demise of the politician. An influential figure that she was, Amul’s topical rightly depicts the glorious chapter of Indian politics. Sushma Swaraj Would Have Worn Green Saree Today, Here's Why.
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A grief-stricken nation says goodbye. Since morning, thousands gathered outside Swaraj’s residence to pay their final tribute to the former external minister. She will always be remembered for her extraordinary services to the people of India.