Sushma Swaraj cremated with State honours in Delhi; Narendra Modi, Amit Shah pay last respects

Former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj passed away on Tuesday at the age of 67 in Delhi due to a massive cardiac arrest.

FP Staff August 07, 2019 18:29:11 IST
Former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj was cremated with State honors at the Lodhi crematorium in Delhi on Wednesday. The senior BJP leader passed away on Tuesday after suffering a massive cardiac arrest. PTI
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Former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj was cremated with State honors at the Lodhi crematorium in Delhi on Wednesday. The senior BJP leader passed away on Tuesday after suffering a massive cardiac arrest. PTI
Swaraj's mortal remains were first taken to the BJP headquarters and then to the Lodhi crematorium in Delhi, where a crowd of mourners had gathered. Twitter@AIRNewsHindi
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Swaraj's mortal remains were first taken to the BJP headquarters and then to the Lodhi crematorium in Delhi, where a crowd of mourners had gathered. Twitter@AIRNewsHindi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid his respects by laying a floral wreath at Swaraj's residence in New Delhi. He was also seen consoling Swaraj's daughter Bansuri. PTI
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid his respects by laying a floral wreath at Swaraj's residence in New Delhi. He was also seen consoling Swaraj's daughter Bansuri. PTI
Senior Congress leaders, including former prime minister Manmohan Singh, paid their last respects to Swaraj at her residence in New Delhi. PTI
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Senior Congress leaders, including former prime minister Manmohan Singh, paid their last respects to Swaraj at her residence in New Delhi. PTI
External affairs minister S Jaishankar consoled Bansuri Swaraj, daughter of the former minister. PTI
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External affairs minister S Jaishankar consoled Bansuri Swaraj, daughter of the former minister. PTI
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi expresses his condolences to family members of former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, who is remembered for bringing a human touch to matters of diplomacy . PTI
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi expresses his condolences to family members of former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, who is remembered for bringing a human touch to matters of diplomacy . PTI
Kerala's former chief minister Oommen Chandy expressed his sympathies to the family members of the former external affairs minister. PTI
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Kerala's former chief minister Oommen Chandy expressed his sympathies to the family members of the former external affairs minister. PTI
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh paid floral tribute to Swaraj — one of India's most high profile woman politicians— at the BJP headquarters in New Delhi. PTI
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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh paid floral tribute to Swaraj — one of India's most high profile woman politicians— at the BJP headquarters in New Delhi. PTI
Home Minister Amit Shah honored the departed leader by laying the BJP flag over her mortal remains at the BJP headquarters. PTI
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Home Minister Amit Shah honored the departed leader by laying the BJP flag over her mortal remains at the BJP headquarters. PTI
Union minister Smriti Irani joined the senior leadership at the BJP headquarters to pay her last respects to Swaraj. PTI
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Union minister Smriti Irani joined the senior leadership at the BJP headquarters to pay her last respects to Swaraj. PTI
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath paid floral tribute to former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj at the BJP headquarters. PTI
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Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath paid floral tribute to former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj at the BJP headquarters. PTI
Bansuri Swaraj, daughter, and Swaraj Kaushal, husband of former external affairs minister conducted the last rites. PTI
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Bansuri Swaraj, daughter, and Swaraj Kaushal, husband of former external affairs minister conducted the last rites. PTI
A leading face of BJP and its most prominent woman leader for decades, Swaraj died on Tuesday night at the age of 67. Swaraj's husband and daughter paid salute to her at the BJP headquarters. ANI
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A leading face of BJP and its most prominent woman leader for decades, Swaraj died on Tuesday night at the age of 67. Swaraj's husband and daughter paid salute to her at the BJP headquarters. ANI
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu, Home Minister Amit Shah and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh were among the top dignitaries who laid wreath to pay their final respects at Lodhi crematorium. PIB
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu, Home Minister Amit Shah and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh were among the top dignitaries who laid wreath to pay their final respects at Lodhi crematorium. PIB