LIVE Updates: The nation mourns today on the sudden demise of our IRON LADY, Sushma Swaraj (67) who was Former Foreign Minister of India. The news came in last night when she was admitted to AIIMS after undergoing a cardiac arrest. She was one of the most respected Indian Politicians and people all over the country loved her for her fierceness. PM Narendra Modi along with other celebs like Amitabh Bachchan, Sunny Deol tweeted about the inspirational personality.
Now various celebs starting from Anushka Sharma, Amitabh Bachchan, Sunny Deol, amongst others have posted their heartfelt condolences on Twitter.
Check out the celeb tweets below:
A glorious chapter in Indian politics comes to an end. India grieves the demise of a remarkable leader who devoted her life to public service and bettering lives of the poor. Sushma Swaraj Ji was one of her kind, who was a source of inspiration for crores of people.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 6, 2019
Extremely sad to hear about the passing away of #SushmaSwaraj ji…she was such a dynamic leader, someone who was unanimously admired and respected by all. My thoughts and prayers with her family. May her soul rest in peace ??
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) August 7, 2019
Devastated with the untimely demise of Sushma Swaraj ji. A dynamic and an inspiring leader. Immense loss to the nation! May her soul rest in peace. #SushmaSwaraj
— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) August 7, 2019
Spoke to Sushmaji recently….am so glad I told her how much I admired her… May her soul rest in peace… ????#RIPSushmaji
— Juhi Chawla (@iam_juhi) August 7, 2019
— Mallika Sherawat (@mallikasherawat) August 7, 2019
R.I.P ???? pic.twitter.com/1awoxy2YXv
— Rajpal Yadav (@rajpalofficial) August 7, 2019
She was a hero, the kind who stood “tall” amongst stalwarts, mostly men and made sure her presence was felt. May she rest in peace knowing she has inspired so many men and women. ?? #RIPSushmaSwaraj
— Archana Vijaya (@archanavijaya) August 7, 2019
RIP SushmaSwarajJi ?? #IronLady
— Neha Sharma (@Officialneha) August 7, 2019
Rest in peace #SushmaSwaraj ji. We have lost one of our finest leaders… My deepest condolences to the family & loved ones in grief!
— Bhushan Kumar (@itsBhushanKumar) August 7, 2019
Very sad news to hear for us all..Our respected Sushma Swaraj ji the former BJP foreign minister has sadly passed. She has left us all with her beautiful memories.May God bless her soul, Rest in peace.. pic.twitter.com/VT8Ivg2rjo
— King Mika Singh (@MikaSingh) August 7, 2019
Rudely shocked & deeply saddened by the sudden demise of #SushmaSwaraj, Former External Affairs Minister, a very dear personal friend, an inspirational leader, a brilliant parliamentarian, a most respected, great administrator and a woman par excellence who dedicated her life to
— Shatrughan Sinha (@ShatruganSinha) August 7, 2019
Sharing 2 beautiful fond memories with @SushmaSwaraj ji
She blessed us with opening muhurat clap for our film #AANmenatwork in 2002.
Shared dias with her at United Nations for the first #InternationalYogaDay 2015. Irrevocable loss, she will be Missed.??? https://t.co/ttbJocz6CG pic.twitter.com/8ZtzyM7uNh
— Madhur Bhandarkar (@imbhandarkar) August 7, 2019
अनाड़ी सियासत दान कह कर , सीने से लगा लेतीं थीं मुझे . सुषमा जी , दुनियाँ भर की चहेती , भारत की महान नेता मेरी छोटी बहन बहुत याद आएँ गी आप !!! भगवान , आप की आत्मा को शान्ति दे। ? pic.twitter.com/7eOlCVLDwB
— Dharmendra Deol (@aapkadharam) August 7, 2019
Lara Dutta Bhupathi:
— Lara Dutta Bhupathi (@LaraDutta) August 7, 2019
Sushma ji always appreciated my dance &in particular my presentation of “Ganga”over which she went into raptures in public.She was a lovely person with an aura of her own & she held her head high as a senior minister in the cabinet where she was surrounded by men.Miss u Sushma ji pic.twitter.com/UQ62gWZHhr
— Hema Malini (@dreamgirlhema) August 7, 2019
A glorious chapter in Indian politics comes to an end. The icon of Women empowerment is no more with us. #RIPSushmaSwarajJi ?
— Tulsi Kumar (@TulsikumarTK) August 7, 2019
Shocked and deeply saddened to hear about the sudden & untimely demise of the great leader Sushma ji. One of the most genuine politician, you will be missed Ma’m . May her soul rest in peace! #SushmaSwara ji
— Hansika (@ihansika) August 7, 2019
So true ! With her around we knew the real worth and value of Indian Embassies ! https://t.co/kCJERW1ZO7
— Paresh Rawal (@SirPareshRawal) August 7, 2019
— Sonali Bendre Behl (@iamsonalibendre) August 7, 2019
It's with a heavy heart that we bid goodbye to the fierce leader and exceptional human being that was @SushmaSwaraj ji. Her loss will be felt deeply by the whole nation as we keep the memory of her leadership & wisdom alive in our hearts…RIP Iron Lady ?
— Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) August 7, 2019
Deeply shocked and saddened to hear about Sushma Swaraj aunty’s sudden demise. An honest leader, a sensitive and kind soul. Close friends of my parents !! She will be missed deeply.??????
— Manisha Koirala (@mkoirala) August 7, 2019
My sincere condolences on passing away of #Sushmaswaraj ji. One of the finest leader of our country.She was special and we will miss her.Sending my prayers to family and friends. pic.twitter.com/BeYy6S9TmN
— Sunny Deol (@iamsunnydeol) August 6, 2019
एक अत्यंत दुखद समाचार ! एक बहुत ही प्रबल राजनीतिज्ञ , एक मिलनसार व्यक्तिव , एक अद्भुत प्रवक्ता । आत्मा की शांति के लिए , प्रार्थना ? https://t.co/TRikqtswd9
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) August 6, 2019
"मृदुभाषी, सम्मोहक वक्ता,
सुषमाजी जैसों का रिक्त स्थान कभी नहीं भरता।।" ~ Ef v https://t.co/YLzIp3SpZS
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) August 7, 2019
Shocked and completely gutted to hear of the sudden demise of #SushmaSwaraj ji.She was a great leader,an astute stateswoman,above all a kindhearted person.Loved by all.Deepest condolences to her family & loved ones.Prayers for her soul. Om Shanti ? #RIPSushmaJi
— Raveena Tandon (@TandonRaveena) August 6, 2019
Saddened to hear about the sudden demise of Sushma Swaraj ji . May her soul rest in peace ?
— Anushka Sharma (@AnushkaSharma) August 6, 2019
In my younger years I got so much support from Shushma ji ! I still have pictures with her giving me my first award all over my office!gutted sad at d loss of a lady who taught me my first lesson… women should help women grow ! Thanku n rip shushmaji #RIPSushmaSwarajJi https://t.co/tyAHCa3vYf
— Ekta Kapoor (@ektaravikapoor) August 6, 2019
Tragic! Deeply saddened to hear the loss of the Iron Lady of India #SushmaSwaraj ji. May her soul rest in peace.
— Masaba (@MasabaG) August 6, 2019
I had the good fortune of meeting #sushmaswaraj ji (Minister I&B) in 2001 when she visited #RamojiFilmCity where @geneliad & me were shooting for our debut film #TujheMeriKasam-she blessed us & wished us success, as newcomers it energised & encouraged us-ThkYou for your grace mam
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) August 6, 2019
— Boman Irani (@bomanirani) August 6, 2019
— Kubbra Sait (@KubbraSait) August 6, 2019
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) August 6, 2019
Extremely sad to hear of the demise of #sushmaswaraj ji. An absolute powerhouse yet seemed so warm & humble! Poised & dignified, she was a leader I admired. Thank you for all your years of service to this nation. Rest in Peace??? #RIPSushmaJi pic.twitter.com/cqTVfGliTP
— Sophie C (@Sophie_Choudry) August 6, 2019
— DrMadhuTeckchandani (@msteckchandani) August 6, 2019
I hail from Ambala Cantt, same as Sushma Swaraj ji. Always felt proud that a woman from our small town made it big, and made a difference. Sushma ji rest in peace. You inspired me on a personal level. #RIPSushmaSwarajJi
— Parineeti Chopra (@ParineetiChopra) August 6, 2019
RIP #SushmaSwaraj ji. She epitomised dignity, commitment to democratic norms, grace in politics. A brilliant parliamentarian, a fine bilingual orator, a humane foreign minister- she was inspiring. I differed with her ideology, but greatly admired her resolve & work ethic. ????
— Swara Bhasker (@ReallySwara) August 6, 2019
#SushmaSwaraj ji, may your soul rest in peace. ??
— Ayushmann Khurrana (@ayushmannk) August 6, 2019
India has lost its extraordinary leader, minister and personality.. May God bless her soul ? #SushmaSwaraj
— Arjun Kapoor (@arjunk26) August 6, 2019
An Iron Lady who was not only a true patriot but an incredible inspiration for each and every one of us. An epitome of women empowerment and leadership.#SushmaSwaraj ji you will be missed and remembered forever. My deepest condolences and prayers to the family ?#RIPSushmaJi pic.twitter.com/OLrXJMuf0X
— Vivek Anand Oberoi (@vivekoberoi) August 6, 2019
Sushma did not contest in Lok Sabha elections this year citing poor health conditions. Her last rites will be performed today at the Lodhi Road Crematorium and her body is kept at the BJP headquarters in Delhi.