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It has been a year since the Indian Politics lost a crucial leader in the form of Sushma Swaraj. One of the most profound leaders in the BJP, Sushma Swaraj, passed away on August 6th, 2019, at the age of 67. On the occasion of her first death anniversary, tributes are pouring in for the former external affairs minister from all ends. Union Ministers, senior BJP leaders, and even many stalwarts from the opposition have paid their tribute to The Iron Lady in honor of her first death anniversary.
Sushma Swaraj passed away at AIIMS, Delhi, on August 6th 2019. Before she passed, she tweeted the decision of the Government abrogating Article 370 and 35A, which granted special status to the state of Jammu and Kashmir. She thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for fulfilling her dying wish. After undergoing a kidney transplant in 2016, Sushma Swaraj had opted out of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls citing health issues.
SUSHMA SWARAJ: Remembering The Iron Lady On Her First Death Anniversary!
Throughout her entire career, the late BJP Stalwart was responsible for unveiling several new keys polices. Sushma Swaraj is widely remembered for playing a vital role as the Minister Of External Affairs. Some of her pathbreaking measures and decisions include passport infrastructure expansion and the enhanced engagement with the East. After Indira Gandhi, Sushma Swaraj became the 2nd woman to hold the portfolio as the Minister Of External Affairs (MEA).
Sushma Swaraj, as the MEA, handled several high-tension and critical issues such as the Indo-Pak and the Sino-Indian relations. Her role in resolving the highly tensive Doklam standoff between India and China will always be remembered. Known for her vigil and toughness on the political battlefield, The Iron Lady is still widely respected and admired across the political lines.
Tributes have been pouring from all political fronts for Sushma Swaraj. ReadersCook remembers The Iron Lady on her first death anniversary…