Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj: Minister of the People

Sushma Swaraj will always be remembered as a sharp spokesperson. Today Sushma Ji is not present among all of us, but his ideology, struggle, and perseverance will always be the source of inspiration for people. When she spoke flawlessly in Parliament, she used to silence big leaders. Her manner of speaking and her confidence made her special.

Sushma Swaraj was one such person of BJP who not only made her image as an ardent speaker but Sushma Ji was also called a ‘Minister of the People’. Not only this but when Sushma Ji became the foreign minister, Sushma Swaraj Ji connected the common man to the Ministry of External Affairs. She was immediately activated to help an Indian trapped abroad with just one tweet.

Journey of Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj was born on 14 February 1952 in Ambala Cantonment, Punjab. His father’s name was Hardev Sharma and his mother’s name was Sri Lakshmi Devi. Sushma Swaraj started her political career with Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad in the 1970s. Sushma’s husband Swaraj Kaushal had close ties with socialist leader George Fernandes, thus Sushma Swaraj became part of George Fernandes’s legal defence team in 1975.

Sushma Swaraj used to respect Atal Bihari Vajpayee very much. She followed his ideals

Sushma Swaraj was a lawyer by profession but she started her political career as a student leader in the 1970s.

She was elected as a member of the Haryana Legislative Assembly at the age of 25 (1977 – 82). However, she was reappointed in the 1987–90 period.

She was a Cabinet Minister in the Labor and Employment Department in the Government of Haryana from 1977- 79 and was a Cabinet Minister in the Department of Education, Food and Civil Supplies in the Government of Haryana during the period 1987-90.

Sushma Swaraj was elected as a member of the Rajya Sabha for the first time in 1990 and remained there till she was elected to the 11th Lok Sabha from the South Delhi constituency in 1996. Altogether she was a Member of Parliament 7 times and a Member of the Legislative Assembly 3 times.

Sushma Swaraj was the Information and Broadcasting Minister of the Union Cabinet in 1996.

In March 1998, she was re-elected to the 12th Lok Sabha from South Delhi Parliamentary constituency for the second time.

In the 2014 Indian general election, he won from the Vidisha constituency in Madhya Pradesh for a second term, retaining his seat with a margin of over 400,000 votes.

Sushma Swaraj was the External Affairs Minister of India from 26 May 2014 to 30 May 2019.

Other achievements of Sushma Ji

1977: Sushma Swaraj became India’s youngest cabinet minister at the age of 25

1979: At the age of 27, Sushma Swaraj became the state president of the Janata Party in Haryana.

Sushma Ji has a record of becoming the first woman spokesperson of a national-level political party.

She was awarded the best speaker award by Haryana State Legislative Assembly.

Sushma Swaraj Ji was awarded Best MP twice in 2008 and 2010.

 On 21 December 2009, she became the first female leader of the Opposition in place of Shri Lal Krishna Advani.

She was also the first woman Chief Minister of Delhi from 13 October to 3 December 1998.

Why Sushma Swaraj was special

During his tenure as the External Affairs Minister, he saw a number of strategically sensitive issues including Indo-Pak and Indo-China relations and handled his responsibilities well.

His role in resolving the Doklam standoff between India and China will always be remembered. People from every political party used to praise Swaraj. People liked his speech art. Members used to listen to her seriously when she spoke in Parliament.

Gita, a deaf woman who accidentally reached Pakistan, was able to return to India only after 10 years because of Sushma. On 26 October 2015, when she returned, Sushma called her India’s daughter. Not only this, but she had also announced a reward of one lakh rupees for searching for Geeta’s parents.

After deciding not to contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Sushma Swaraj vacated the government house and shifted to her private flat at Jantar-Mantar before the end of the scheduled period of one month. This is a great example of his person. Sushma never did any work in her political or personal life that would bring any harm to the credibility of her family or party.

Sushma Swaraj has been the messiah not only for Indians but also for Pakistanis and many foreigners. On 11 October 2017, he immediately issued a visa to treat Pakistani woman Neelima Ghappar in India. Neelima’s husband requested Sushma Swaraj for this.

A few hours before his death, Swaraj’s affection for the party and its ideology showed. He tweeted and congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on removing Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir. It was an impression of ‘death’ or something that he wrote in his tweet, “In my lifetime I was waiting to see this day.” she died in AIIMS after suffering a heart attack hours after this tweet. done. She was 67 years old.

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