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Sushma Swaraj Passed Away at 67; Check Lesser Known Facts About Sushma Swaraj

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9. Outstanding Parliamentarian Award

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Sushma Swaraj is the first and only female member of Parliament till date to be honored with the Outstanding Parliamentarian Award in 2004. She has been elected seven times as the member of the parliament, and three times as a Member of the Legislative Assembly.

 

10. Bellary Lok Sabha Constituency

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In Lok Sabha Elections 1999,  Sushma Swaraj stood against Soniya Gandhi. Sushma Swaraj received 3,58,550 votes while Sonia Gandhi received 4,14,650. She lost to Sonia Gandhi by a margin of 7%. Sushma Swaraj did 12 days of her campaign for Bellary Constituency in Karnataka.

 

11. Second Woman To Be Minister Of External Affairs

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After Indira Gandhi, she was the second woman to be Minister of External Affairs. She was the cabinet minister in Narendra Modi Government from May 26, 2014, to May 30, 2019.

 

12. Six AIIMS

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She opened up 6 All India Institute of Medical Sciences, (AIIMS) at Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Jodhpur, Patna, Raipur, and Rishikesh during her tenure as Union Health Minister from January 2003 to May 2004.

 

13. Mother Of A Barrister Daughter

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Her daughter Bansuri Swaraj is a graduate from Oxford University and a Barrister at Law from Inner Temple.

Sadly, Sushma Swaraj is no more with us. But her contribution to the nation will always be remembered forever. The way she helped people through social media made her one of the most beloved politicians. You will be missed Sushma Swaraj Mam. May your soul Rest in Peace.

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