Sushma Swaraj cremated with full state honours


NEW DELHI:BJP stalwart and former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj was cremated with full state honours at Delhi’s Lodhi crematorium on Wednesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several top leaders – Rajnath Singh, JP Nadda, Ravi Shankar Prasad and Piyush Goyal among others – attended the late leader’s last rites.

Earlier, BJP workers jostled to have a glimpse of Swaraj one last time as her body was brought in a glass casket from her residence to the party headquarters. Swaraj suffered a cardiac arrest on Tuesday night and was rushed to AIIMS Delhi, where she was declared brought dead, Hindustan Times reported.

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