RIP - Sushma Swaraj ji

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RIP - Sushma Swaraj ji

Postby Peregrine » 07 Aug 2019 15:53

X Posted on the Jammu and Kashmir Discussion Thread.

Why Sushma Swaraj would have worn green saree today - Kumar Shakti Shekhar
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- Sushma Swaraj has several firsts to her credit and her wardrobe management was- Sushma Swaraj has several firsts to her credit and her wardrobe also unique

- She colour coordinated her clothes, usually saree, according to the days of the week

- She would wear White sarees on Monday. Red on Tuesdays, Green on Wednesdays, Yellow on Thursdays, Purole on Fridays Blue on Saturdays while Sundays would be free

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NEW DELHI: Former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, who died on Tuesday night at the age of 67 years, was unique in many ways. She also has several firsts to her credit.

All these are in the public domain. However, her one trait which is less known is the unique wardrobe management.

Sushma Swaraj colour-coordinated her clothes with the days of the week. The colour of her saree, blouse or jacket varied according what day of the week it was.

Sushma Swaraj in a green saree while taking charge as India's first full-time external affairs minister at New Delhi

Sushma Swaraj wore white or cream-coloured clothes on Mondays, red or maroon on Tuesdays, green on Wednesdays, yellow on Thursdays, purple on Fridays and blue on Saturdays. Sundays would be free for her.


May Her Soul Rest in Eternal Peace.

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Postby chola » 07 Aug 2019 15:56

Om Shanthi. Rest in Peace, our Lady.

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Postby Dumal » 07 Aug 2019 18:14

I will remember Sushmaji for her inspiring leadership of the MEA during such a tumultuous period that included the Doklam spat with the Chinese directly and the long and arduous turnaround of the Maldives, warding off Chinese moves in SL, balancing the relationship with Iraq while dealing with US tantrums all the way. Om Shanti!

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Postby Patni » 07 Aug 2019 18:24

She served our nation with grace and excellence. May her atma attain Moksha.

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Postby RKumar » 07 Aug 2019 18:35

RIP madam!! You will be missed badly!!

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Postby Ramu » 07 Aug 2019 18:59

Om shanti

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Postby chetak » 07 Aug 2019 22:16

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6KyUvEgp2tw


Historic Speech of Sushma Swaraj In Lok Sabha. No confidence motion on June 11, 1996 when Sushma ji was against the motion.



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Postby Vivek K » 08 Aug 2019 00:54

Just wanted to post this small personal snippet:

This past March, my mother passed away on a Friday evening (US time). My family and I did not have a visa and we were working on our PIO (or whatever it’s currently called). I called the HOUSTON Embassy and there was no response. I call the San Francisco embassy and they weren’t helpful. Perhaps looking forward to the weekend like the rest of us.

I left a message on Sushmaji’s Twitter and the next morning my phone started ringing from 6 am onwards. I spoke with the official and to my immense surprise, pride and thankfulness they literally opened the embassy for a common, small man like me and got me a visa that helped me on my way back for my mother’s funeral services.

Very grateful to the great lady! May she rest in eternal peace!! The easy access to the common man and dedication to act decisively was very nice and gratifying! I am forever in her debt.

God bless her and the staff of the Indian embassy in Houston!

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Postby disha » 08 Aug 2019 01:08

Sushma'ji had many facets. Like many brilliant facets on a diamond.

One facet that will always be remembered is that Sushma'ji went out of way to help every Indian citizen where ever in the world. No Indian citizen felt unloved and uncared and unremembered. Everyone counted.

It is with great sadness that we now realize that such a gentle caring human is not among us.

She also helped citizens of other countries incl. Bakistan to get humanitarian aid, by providing easy access to medical services and ease of enablement of their visa. She did her duty as EAM unflinchingly and established a high water mark of conduct for an EAM including conduct towards an enemy nation.

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Postby KJo » 08 Aug 2019 02:19

Vivek K wrote:Just wanted to post this small personal snippet:

This past March, my mother passed away on a Friday evening (US time). My family and I did not have a visa and we were working on our PIO (or whatever it’s currently called). I called the HOUSTON Embassy and there was no response. I call the San Francisco embassy and they weren’t helpful. Perhaps looking forward to the weekend like the rest of us.

I left a message on Sushmaji’s Twitter and the next morning my phone started ringing from 6 am onwards. I spoke with the official and to my immense surprise, pride and thankfulness they literally opened the embassy for a common, small man like me and got me a visa that helped me on my way back for my mother’s funeral services.

Very grateful to the great lady! May she rest in eternal peace!! The easy access to the common man and dedication to act decisively was very nice and gratifying! I am forever in her debt.

God bless her and the staff of the Indian embassy in Houston!


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Postby SSridhar » 08 Aug 2019 05:04

Saddened to hear that. She served Bharat very well in many capacities. Brought certainly a humane face to MEA in her last outing. Om Shanti.

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Postby suryag » 08 Aug 2019 05:08

The only orator in the current BJP team who can be compared with NaMo in terms of clarity, fluency and forcefulness. Thank you Amma for everything, om shanti

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Postby g.sarkar » 08 Aug 2019 07:27

A very good write up on Ms. Swaraj:
https://gulfnews.com/world/asia/india/p ... 1.65683821
People recall the kindness of former Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj
Many people have fond memories of former Minister for External Affairs who passed away
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Gautam

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Postby kittoo » 08 Aug 2019 13:07

A true daughter of Maa Bharti, she will be missed. May she attain moksha and look after our nation from heavens above. Om Shanti.

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Postby darshan » 10 Aug 2019 22:16

A Thousand Lamps For Sushma Swaraj: Bhutanese King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk Offers Special Prayers For Late Leader
https://swarajyamag.com/insta/a-thousan ... ate-leader
The Bhutanese King JJigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck has led special prayers at Simtokha Dzong to pay his tributes to the late Indian leader Sushma Swaraj, PTI has reported.

A thousand butten lamps were lit in memory of the leader who had received the Bhutanese royal family during their visit to India in 2017. A special message was also posted on social media from the Bhutanese king’s account.

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Diplomats Representing 51 Countries Record Condolence Messages For Sushma Swaraj At India’s Mission To UN In New York
https://swarajyamag.com/insta/diplomats ... n-new-york
Diplomats belonging to 51 different nations have recorded their condolences for former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj in a book at India’s permanent mission to the United Nations at New York , reports India Today.


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