The Union Cabinet on Tuesday paid rich tributes to former Union Minister Sushma Swaraj, while hailing the departed leader as an outstanding Parliamentarian.
Remembering Sushma Swaraj, Modi said the BJP leader had a 'Haryanvi touch' as she put across her points forcefully if she believed she was right.
State BJP leaders on Saturday paid rich tributes to former Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj.
The countries condoling Swaraj's death were: Germany, Italy, Ghana, Cuba, Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, Nepal, Russia, UAE, Maldives, New Zealand, among others.
Meanwhile, former Bhutan Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay attended the last rites of Swaraj in New Delhi on Wednesday.
Bearing the picture of Swaraj in her hands, Geeta was unable to control her tears as the special-abled children and youngsters paid silent tributes to the departed stalwart of Indian politics.
'I distinctly remember her ability to deliver extempore speeches and even when she needed feedback on certain issues, she always wanted them in bullet points,' Sudheer Verma recalls.
True to her reputation as a minister accessible to the people in distress, Swaraj had reached out to Uzma when she needed her most.
Inmates of leprosy ashram and Padma Shri awardee Brahm Dutt recall decades-old ties with late BJP leader Sushma Swaraj who spent time with them once a year.
‘She said I should forget what happened and start afresh’: Mumbai man jailed for 6 years in Pakistan remembers Sushma
One can imagine how terrifying it would be for a young Indian man to be able to survive in Pakistani jail. Nobody was ready to listen to me.
Daughter performs last rites, as the former external affairs minister is laid to rest with full state honours; leaders, cutting across the political spectrum, pay homage to the departed leader
On October 12, 1998, Swaraj replaced Sahib Singh Verma, who had to step down in wake of the skyrocketing prices of onion.
Sushma Swaraj is credited for opening 8 Post Office Passport Sewa Kendras, AIIMS-Bhubaneswar in State
Veteran leader and former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was more than just a minister.
Prior to that election, the party had hardly any presence in the district, barring loyal supporters like Dr Srinivas Murthy.