LG, CM condoles death of Sushma Swaraj

Puducherry

Lt.Governor Kiran Bedi and Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Wednesday condoled the death of Former External Affairs Minister and Senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday.

In her message, Ms Bedi said ‘she will miss her presence and recalled her association with Swaraj as a friend by debating together during their university days in Chandigarh’.

Expressing her condolences, she also quoted the words of Isaac Asimov “Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It is the transition that is troublesome”.

The Lt Governor also recalled that Sushma Swaraj personally responded to all appeals from Raj Nivas and acknowledged all correspondence to help in return of stranded or harassed persons overseas for several reasons.

Condoling her death, Mr Narayanasamy, taking to Micro-Blogging site Twitter said “Veteran Parliamentarian, powerful speaker in BJP, former Foreign Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj passed away.

It is shocking that a seasoned politician is no more.

Her demise is a great loss to the nation.

My heartfelt condolences to her family members.

May her soul rest in peace”.