PM Narendra Modi has condoled the demise of former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj who passed away on Tuesday evening.
Taking to Twitter, the Prime Minister, whom Swaraj had thanked for the achieving Kashmir Integration just hours before her demise, expressed his sadness. In a series of tweets, he spoke of her highly, marking the event of her death as 'an end of a glorious chapter in politics'.
Calling her a prolific orator and outstanding Parliamentarian, he said the nation will grieve her death as she was an inspiration to all. He said that she was 'excellent administrator', and 'set high standards in every Ministry she handled'.
He called her 'one of a kind' and a source of inspiration for crores of people:
The Prime Minister had witnessed first hand on numerous occasions through the years the stunning oratorial skills that Sushma Swaraj demonstrated, often times while upholding India on foreign soil in her final charge as External Affairs Minister. He hailed her as a parliamentarian:
The Prime Minister remarked on her service as a Union Minister, crediting her for improving India's ties with various countries, and also never failing to assist Indians who were in distress anywhere in the world:
PM Modi hailed her for managing to do justice to her considerable workload even when her health wasn't good:
Finally, he termed her demise as a personal loss and expressed that she would be fondly remembered for everything she had done for the country: