PM Modi Remembers Sushma Swaraj on Her 1st Death Anniversary

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NEW DELHI, AUGUST 6: Prime Minister Narendra Modi remembered senior BJP leader and former Union minister Sushma Swaraj on her first death anniversary on Thursday.

In a tweet, Modi said that she served India selflessly and was an articulate voice for the country at the world stage.

The PM also shared a video of the remarks he had made at a prayer meeting organised in Swaraj’s memory last year.

Former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj died of cardiac arrest last year. She was 67.

The Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu delivered the first Sushma Swaraj memorial lecture organised by Panjab University today.

“Sushma Ji was seen as an epitome of Indian culture. She was a blend of modern thinking and traditional values. She was always respectful towards seniors and elders. She was one of the most affable Indian politicians and treated everybody with warmth and affection,” said Naidu.

Various Bharatiya Janata Party leaders, led by party chief JP Nadda, also paid tributes to Swaraj.

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