EPS, Stalin condole Sushma Swaraj's death

Ruling AIADMK Joint Coordinator and Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, Coordinator and Deputy CM O Panneeselvam, Opposition DMK President M K Stalin and leaders of various political parties condoled the death of senior BJP leader and former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. In a statement, Palaniswami said she was a role model for women, who as a Supreme Court advocate and a great orator, entered into active politics and became a Minister of Haryana at an young age.

'During her tenure as External Affairs Minister she was instrumental in rendering assistance to ensure the safe release of stranded Indians in other countries and was also very active in the social media by responding to the queries raised by the people', Palaniswami said. Stalin in a tweet, said he was pained to hear about the death of Ms Sushma Swaraj, who had risen to great heights in public life and performed the responsibilities given to her admirably.

BJP State Unit President Ms Tamilisai Soundarajan, former Union Minister and senior BJP leader Pon Radhakrishnan, PMK Founder S Ramadoss, his sonand Rajya Sabha member Anbumani Ramadoss, AMMK Leader TTV Dhinakaran, Dravidar Kazhagam President K Veeramani also condoled the death of Sushma Swaraj and recalled the contributions made by her to the country.