Bhopal: Many leaders are at Delhi's Lodhi Crematorium for the last rites of Sushma Swaraj, former foreign minister and BJP veteran, who died last night. Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath also paid tribute to her
CM said, The news of Sushmaji's demise is sad. I had an old relationship with her. Sushma Swaraj and I share the brother and sister relationship. When I was the Parliamentary Affairs Minister at the Centre, she was the Leader of the Opposition. It was an opportunity to sit with her every day, discuss and dispute. He further said, "We had differences, though faced with it in a very loving and simple way."
C.M. Kamal Nath further said that not just politicians, but social workers is also no longer among us. There is also a wave of mourning in Raisen district following the news of the death of Sushma Swaraj, former External Affairs Minister and MP from Vidisha Raisen Parliamentary constituency. The market was closed today as a mourning day by the trade federation at the district headquarters. All the small and big shops including the city's Ganj Bazaar, Sarafa Bazaar, Kirana Market, have been closed since morning.
Sushma has been an MP from Vidisha Raisen seat for 10 years and became the Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha by winning more than 3 lakh votes in 2009.