#RIPSushmaji: Delhi Govt declares 2-day mourning as a mark of respect

Condoling the death of senior BJP leader and former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, the Delhi government on Wednesday declared a two-day mourning in the national capital as a mark of respect.

Saima Siddiqui
Published on: 7 Aug 2019 4:56 AM GMT
#RIPSushmaji: Delhi Govt declares 2-day mourning as a mark of respect
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New Delhi: Condoling the death of senior BJP leader and former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, the Delhi government on Wednesday declared a two-day mourning in the national capital as a mark of respect.

Swaraj passed away on Tuesday night at AIIMS, Delhi after suffering a cardiac arrest. She was 67.

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"Delhi govt will observe two days state mourning as a mark of respect in the memory of former Chief Minister & senior leader respected Sushma Swaraj ji," Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia tweeted.

Chief Minister and AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal condoled her death, saying the country has lost a great leader.

"India has lost a great leader. Sushma ji was a very warm and remarkable person. May her soul rest in peace," Kejriwal tweeted.

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