Extraordinary political leader: Rahul Gandhi, Opposition leaders condole Sushma Swaraj

Rahul Gandhi

Various Opposition leaders across all parties paid homage on Twitter to the late BJP leader Sushma Swaraj, who passed away on Tuesday night after a massive cardiac arrest.

She was 67.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi expressed grief on her demise.

“I’m shocked to hear about the demise of Sushma Swaraj Ji, an extraordinary political leader, a gifted orator & an exceptional Parliamentarian, with friendships across party lines. My condolences to her family in this hour of grief. May her soul rest in peace. Om Shanti”.

BSP Chief Mayawati wrote,” The news of the sudden demise of Mrs. Sushma Swaraj, senior BJP leader and Union Minister, is very sad. She was not only a very skilled politician and administrator but also a very sociable woman. Deepest condolences to his family”.

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Delhi CM Kejriwal has also declared a two-day mourning.

Mamata Banerjee expresses shock at Sushma Swaraj’s demise.

SP Chief Akhilesh Yadav wrote in Hindi,” Sad! The death of Mrs. Sushma Swaraj ji is an irreparable loss. May God give peace to his soul and strength to his family. Sushma ji will always be remembered for efficient leadership and excellent efficiency. Humble tribute!”

NCP leader Sharad Pawar calls her “great statesman”

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray wrote,”The demise of Sushma Swaraj has ended a glorious era in Hindustani politics. The loss of not only the country and the Bharatiya Janata Party but also the Thackeray family has resulted in the loss of Sushmaji. Shiv Sena chief Balasaheb Thackeray and Sushmaji had an affinity”

“Even after the departure of Balasaheb, the grandson continued. Their behaviors and their leadership are just as demanding. I pay my respects to the entire Shiv Sena and the Thackeray family”, he added.

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar says May her soul rest in peace

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath wrote,” I am shocked to hear the news of the death of former Union Minister Sister Sushma Swaraj. Tribute to the departed soul .. Pray to God to provide support to his family and supporters to bear these sorrows”.


Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel

Former Karnataka Chief Minister and JD(S) Chief HD Kumaraswamy

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot

Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal


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