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Posted at: Aug 7, 2019, 8:55 AM; last updated: Aug 7, 2019, 2:53 PM (IST)

Delhi government declares 2-day mourning for Sushma Swaraj

Delhi government declares 2-day mourning for Sushma Swaraj
Manish Sisodia. File photo

New Delhi, August 7

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.

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 & 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 had 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. PTI

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