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Sportspersons pay tributes to late politician Sushma Swaraj

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Former minister of external affairs died at age 67 after suffering a cardiac arrest 

New Delhi: Former External Affairs Minister and senior Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj took her last breath on Tuesday. The veteran politician died at the age of 67. She was admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) after suffering a cardiac arrest. latest sports news headlines

After the news of Swaraj’s death, many sports personalities and other former cricketers tweeted and paid tribute to the late politician. latest sports news headlines

Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir also took to twitter to pay tribute. He tweeted, “I’m beyond aggrieved at the passing away of Smt. Sushma Swaraj. A veteran politician and a pillar of the BJP, she was loved by everyone. She will be remembered as one of the most endearing & helpful politician of recent times. My condolences to her family and friends. A huge loss for India.” latest sports news headlines

Sushma Swaraj did not contest in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections due to her health issues. latest sports news headlines

After PM Narendra Modi-led government revoked Article 370 on August 5, Swaraj tweeted, “Thank you Prime Minister. Thank you very much. I was waiting to see this day in my lifetime,” unfortunately it was her last tweet.