Delhi Govt declares 2-day mourning for Swaraj

Publish: 9:04 PM, August 7, 2019 | Update: 9:04:PM, August 7, 2019

New Delhi, -The Delhi government on Wednesday declared a two-day mourning in the national capital as a mark of respect for senior BJP leader and former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who passed away on Tuesday, report BSS.

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

“Delhi govt will observe two days state mourning as a mark of respect in the memory of former Chief Minister and 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.