NEW DELHI: BSP chief Mayawati this morning paid her last respects to former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj at latter’s residence in Delhi. Ms Swaraj died on Tuesday evening after a cardiac arrest.
“Sushma Swaraj ji’s demise personally saddens me. She was an able politician, administrator and a good orator. Her personality was very friendly, even with members of the opposition. I pray to nature to give her family the strength to cope with this loss,” Mayawati said.
Earlier, she had tweeted: “The news of the sudden demise of Mrs Sushma Swaraj, senior BJP leader and former union minister, is very saddening. She was not only a very skilled politician and administrator but also an affable woman. Deepest condolences to his family.”