Twitter mourns Ex-Indian EAM Sushma Swaraj’s passing
Twitter mourned former Indian external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj‘s passing on Wednesday as tweets praising the late politician started doing the rounds on the internet.
Swaraj passed away at a hospital in Indian capital New Delhi on Tuesday night after suffering a heart attack in the evening, local media reported. She was 66.
Here are some of the tweets that paid tribute to the late politician.
Leaving behind indelible memories.
— Syed Akbaruddin (@AkbaruddinIndia) August 7, 2019
I will let these two pictures do the talking. Very few leaders and politicians earn the kind of respect Sushma ji got from everyone. A huge loss for our nation.#RIPSushmaswaraj #SushmaSwaraj pic.twitter.com/NhOBXs1Yw6
— Priyanka Bhatt (@iPriyankaBhatt) August 6, 2019
— dsk007 (@hustler0o7) August 6, 2019
— Shivateja (@Shivab121) August 6, 2019
This was after Hamid Ansari, an Indian national who was imprisoned in Pakistan, returned home and met her.
— Madhuvanthi Srinivasan (@SemiyaUpma) August 6, 2019
We are saddened to hear of the passing of #SushmaSwaraj. Her dedication, compassion and contribution to the relations between India and Israel will not be forgotten. #RIPSushmaSwaraj pic.twitter.com/EwC1DgCrvi
— Israel in India (@IsraelinIndia) August 7, 2019
— STARK🔥 (@Myself_Prince_) August 6, 2019
After PM Modi’s swearing-in ceremony last month, Sushma Swaraj wrote an emotional message on Twitter, thanking PM Narendra Modi for giving her the opportunity to hold the office for five years.
In the tweet, Sushma Swaraj said, “Prime Minister, you gave me an opportunity to serve our countrymen and overseas Indians as the Foreign Minister for five years and personally, also, gave me respect throughout my tenure. I am very grateful to you. I pray that our government becomes very successful.”