New Delhi: Former External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj was cremated with full state honours at Lodhi crematorium on Wednesday.
Sushma’s last rites were performed by her daughter Bansuri Swaraj, while her husband Swaraj Kaushal stood beside his daughter.
Several foreign dignitaries and politicians from various parties attended the last rites of the late BJP leader. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Home Minister Amit Shah, working BJP President JP Nadda, Nitin Gadkari, Lal Krishna Advani, leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad, and Congress leader Anand Sharma, were present to bid adieu to Swaraj.
Former Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay was also present.
Rajnath Singh, JP Nadda, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Piyush Goyal and other BJP leaders lent shoulders to the mortal remains of Swaraj as they were being taken from BJP headquarters to Lodhi crematorium in Delhi.
Draped in tricolour, her body was kept at the BJP headquarters for public homage.
Former External Affairs Minister Ms. Sushma Swaraj passed away last night in New Delhi.