Senior BJP leader and former foreign minister Sushma Swaraj passed away after a massive cardiac arrest here late on Tuesday evening. She was 67. The nation is mourning the sudden demise of a powerful orator, an easily-accessible minister and a politician who conquered the hearts of the people of the country.
Official Sources said Swaraj was doing well till afternoon but around 9.30pm, when she suffered a massive cardiac arrest. Though she was rushed to AIIMS at 9.45pm, she couldn’t be revived. “She is no more,” AIIMS director Dr Randeep Guleria confirmed to media.
One among the most dynamic faces of BJP, Sushma Swaraj was an acute diabetic. In 2016 she had tweeted about her kidney failure in 2016. She was admitted to AIIMS on November 7, however, she made herself available soon after getting discharge from hospital.