BS Yediyurappa to HD Kumaraswamy, several leaders from Karnataka expressed their grief over the demise of former foreign minister Sushma Swaraj
New Delhi: Former foreign minister Sushma Swaraj passed away at Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Tuesday (August 6). She was 67.
Karnataka leaders express their grief over the loss of the veteran BJP leader.
Chief minister and BJP leader BS Yediyurappa expressed his deep sorrow. He tweeted, "Nation mourns today the loss of one of the strongest leaders and finest spokespersons India has seen. Her work as the MEA has been impeccable and as a politician she inspired many women to enter politics. May her soul rest in peace. Om Shanti (sic)."
Nation mourns today the loss of one of the strongest leaders & finest spokespersons India has seen. Her work as the MEA has been impeccable & as a politician she inspired many women to enter politics. May her soul rest in peace. #OmShanthi#SushmaSwaraj pic.twitter.com/aAWBCdUl5M— B.S. Yediyurappa (@BSYBJP) August 6, 2019
Former chief minister and JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy tweeted, "I'm shocked to learn about the sudden demise of Former Chief Minister of Delhi, Former Union Minister Sushma Swaraj Ji. May her soul rest in peace. My condolences to her family and loved ones (sic)."
I'm shocked to learn about the sudden demise of Former Chief Minister of Delhi, Former Union Minister @SushmaSwaraj ji. May her soul rest in peace. My condolences to her family and loved ones.#SushmaSwaraj— H D Kumaraswamy (@hd_kumaraswamy) August 6, 2019
Congress leader and former chief minister Siddaramaiah said he was deeply shocked to know that Sushma was no more.
Deeply shocked to know that former Foreign minister Smt. @SushmaSwaraj is no more.— Siddaramaiah (@siddaramaiah) August 6, 2019
My condolences to her closed ones & well-wishers. May her soul rest in peace.
Union minister DV Sadananda Gowda, Karnataka Congress president Dinesh Gundu Rao, state Congress working president Eshwar Khandre and many senior leaders joined lakhs of mourners to express their grief.
ನಮ್ಮದೇಶ ಕಂಡ ಪ್ರತಿಭಾವಂತ ಮಹಿಳಾ ರಾಜಕಾರಣಿಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಸುಷ್ಮಾರ ಹೆಸರು ಅಗ್ರ ಸ್ಥಾನದಲ್ಲಿದೆ. ಅವರ ವಾಕ್ ಚಾತುರ್ಯ, ವಿಚಾರ ವಿಮರ್ಶೆ. ಬುದ್ದಿವಂತಿಕೆ. ದೈವ ಭಕ್ತಿ . ಸರಳ ಜೀವನ. ಎಲ್ಲವೂ ಅನುಕರಣೀಯ. ರಾಜಕೀಯವಾಗಿ ಅನೇಕ ಸ್ಥಾನ ಮಾನ ಪಡೆದ ಅವರು ವಿದೇಶಾಂಗ ಸಚಿವೆಯಾಗಿ ಸಲ್ಲಿಸಿದ ಸೇವೆ ಜನ ಮಾನಸದಲ್ಲಿ ಸ್ಥಿರ ಸ್ಥಾಯಿಯಾಗಿ ನಿಲ್ಲುವಂತದ್ದು.1/5— Sadananda Gowda (@DVSadanandGowda) August 7, 2019
Sad to hear the terrible news of @SushmaSwaraj sudden demise.— Dinesh Gundu Rao / ದಿನೇಶ್ ಗುಂಡೂರಾವ್ (@dineshgrao) August 6, 2019
One of India’s great parliamentarians, who could hold her own in any debate.
Respected, affable and well liked by all.
We’re going to miss her.#ShraddhanjaliForSushmahttps://t.co/Fxnv4QzB3F
Sushma’s mortal remains will be kept at the BJP headquarters in New Delhi from 12 noon to 3 pm. After this, Sushma will be cremated with full state honours at the Lodhi Crematorium in the national capital.
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