Sushma Swaraj, who is today known as the best External Minister till date, is one of those leaders who has made Modi-led government proud. When earlier it was difficult to even remember who our external affairs minister was, Sushma Swaraj has made all of us felt that she exist and exist to do good for others.
“Former Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj passed away on Tuesday (6 Aug 2019). She was reportedly admitted to AIIMS, New Delhi after a massive cardiac arrest”
She has restored our faith in bureaucracy and has received praises and appreciation from all around the globe by helping as many people as possible. Even these days, when she is admitted to the hospital, she is trying her best to stay available for others and help them.
Here are some rare facts about Sushma Swaraj that will make you feel proud of her more…
1. Sushma Swaraj has practiced as an advocate of The Supreme Court of India, as she was a former Law student at Punjab University, Chandigarh. She also has a Bachelor’s degree with majors in Sanskrit and Political Science.
2. Her speaking skills have always got noticed. As she has won a state-level best Hindi Speaker award for three consecutive years.
3. Her political career started with Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) in the 1970s.
4. Sushma Swaraj became a national leader when she joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after 1977 emergency.
5. In 1977, when Sushma Swaraj join Haryana government as Education minister, she became the youngest minister in India at the age of 25.
6. In 1979, when she was appointed as the President of BJP, she was just 27 years old. With this, she became the youngest Cabinet Minister in BJP.
7. The ideas of Indian socialism was something that had highly influenced her.
8. She also has the distinction of becoming the first woman spokesperson for a political party in India.
9. She has been elected as the member of Parliament not just twice but seven times. She is also the winner of Outstanding Parliamentarian Award.
10. In 1996, During 13 days Atal Bihari Vajpayee government, Sushma Swaraj was elected as the Cabinet Minister of Information and Broadcasting.
11. In 1998, Swaraj Swaraj became the first woman Chief Minister of Delhi after quitting the Union Cabinet of A.B. Vajpayee.