New Delhi, August 6
Prime Minister Narendra Modi remembered senior BJP chief and former Union minister Sushma Swaraj on her first demise anniversary on Thursday, saying she served India selflessly and was an articulate voice for the nation on the world stage.
Former External Affairs Minister Swaraj died of cardiac arrest final yr on the age of 67.
Hours earlier than she died, Swaraj had tweeted praising the choice of the Modi authorities to abrogate Article 370, which gave particular standing to Jammu and Kashmir.
“Remembering Sushma Ji on her first Punya Tithi (death anniversary). Her untimely and unfortunate demise left many saddened,” the prime minister tweeted.
She served India selflessly and was an articulate voice for India on the world stage, Modi recalled.
He additionally shared a video of the remarks he had made at a prayer assembly organised in Swaraj’s reminiscence final yr.
Referring to Swaraj’s immediate response to Indians going through issues overseas, he had stated she reworked the Ministry of External Affairs.
It was once certain to protocol however she reworked it and made it oriented to individuals’s name, he stated.
Various Bharatiya Janata Party leaders, led by celebration chief JP Nadda, additionally paid tributes to Swaraj. PTI