Former Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Industrialist Anand Mahindra among those awarded Padma Bhushan.
Prime Minister Lotay Tshering, in a condolence message, had said that Sushma Swaraj's 'demise is a great loss not only for Bharatiya Janata Party but also for the entire country'.
Sushma Swaraj's stint as EAM made everyone, including foreign citizens, take note of her humane approach, her warmth and empathy. She could always be relied upon for help, irrespective of the religion or ideological affiliation of the person seeking help, writes Pawan Kumar Bansal.
One of Sushma Swaraj's most popular tweets was about Afghanistan cricketer Rashid Khan, who helped SunRisers Hyderabad beat Kolkata Knight Riders to enter the final of Indian Premier League 2018 with a virtuoso performance
Former External Affairs Minister and senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj died on August 6. She often helped Indian sportspersons in securing travel documents caught in diplomatic protocols.
The father-daughter duo saluted Sushma Swaraj amidst a swarm of leaders cutting across party ranks and files.
Sushma Swaraj had contested against Sonia Gandhi in 1999 from the Ballari Lok Sabha constituency in Karnataka, but lost by over 50,000 votes.
Sushma Swaraj passed away on Tuesday night after suffering a cardiac arrest. She was 67.
Sushma Swaraj, who was rushed to AIIMS hospital in Delhi after suffering a cardiac arrest, died on Tuesday night.
'She was an amazing person. Though she was holding such a high office, she had absolutely no attitude, was very humble and down-to-earth, always made us comfortable though we were common people,' said Hamid Ansari who was helped by Sushma Swaraj after being jailed in Pakistan
A video shared by news agency ANI shows Geeta paying homage to Sushma, who had referred to the former as 'India's daughter' and added that she would stay in the country even if she doesn't meet her family.
The Union Cabinet Minister for Textiles and Women and Child Development took to Twitter and wrote, 'The sudden demise of didi (Sushma Swaraj) has left all of us in a shock.'
Israeli Ambassador Ron Malka called Sushma Swaraj a great friend of Israel.
Sushma Swaraj passed away at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi on Tuesday night after suffering a cardiac arrest. The senior BJP leader was 67.
Former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, who belonged to Haryana, passed away at AIIMS in Delhi after suffering a cardiac arrest. She was 67.
Remembering Sushma Swaraj fondly, BJP veteran Advani said he could not recall a single year when she missed bringing his favourite chocolate cake on his birthday.
Sushma Swaraj passed away at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the national capital on Tuesday night. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran, who suffered a cardiac arrest, was 67.
Sushma Swaraj breathed her last at AIIMS, Delhi after suffering a cardiac arrest. She was 67.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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