Sushma Swaraj was an Indian Politician and Government official who served in various posts in the Administrative and legislative in the State of Haryana and the national level in India. She served as a politician under the rule of BJP or the Bharatiya Janata Party in the Lok Sabha. She served as Cabinet Minister, and then Chief Minister as well.
Sushma Ji was not only a good politician but also a great leader too. She has many achievements and awards that show her excellence from her childhood. She was an intelligent student from her school days and the best speaker as well.
Sushma Swaraj Latest Info
- Real Name: Sushma Swaraj.
- Nick Name: Sushma.
- Profession: Politician.
- Date of Birth: 14th February 1952.
- Sushma swaraj death: August 6, 2019
- Sushma swaraj age: 67 years
- Cause of death: Heart attack
- Net Worth: 17.55 Crores INR.
- Sushma swaraj height: 1.58 meters.
- Weight: 62 kg.
- Body Measurements: N/A.
- Eye Color: Black.
- Hair Color: Black.
- Husband / Spouse: Swaraj Kaushal.
- Parents: Hardev Sharma (father) and Laxmi Devi (mother).
- Sushma swaraj daughter: Bansuri Swaraj
- Wiki Page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sushma_Swaraj.
- Facebook profile or page: https://www.facebook.com/rajbirrohilla99/.
- Sushma swaraj twitter profile: https://twitter.com/sushmaswaraj?lang=en.
- Official Website: N/A.
Early Life of Sushma Swaraj
Sushma Swaraj is an Indian politician who was born on 14th February 1952. She was born on Ambala that is located at Haryana. She was born into a middle-class family. Her father’s name is Hardev Sharma who was prominent in the RSS or Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, which is a pro-Hindu organization in India. Her mother’s name is Laxmi Devi, who was a housewife. She has two siblings, one brother, and one sister. Her brother Dr. Gulshan Sharma is an Ayurvedic Doctor, and her sister Vandana Sharma is a professor and politician.
Sushma Swaraj completed her education from a local school in Ambala Cantt. Furthermore, Sushma Ji has a B.A. degree major in Sanskrit and Political Science that she obtained from Sanatan Dharma College, and she completed her university education from Panjab University in Bachelor of Law.
Marriage and Kids
Sushma Swaraj was married to Swaraj Kaushal, who is an Advocate and former Governor of Mizoram. They got married on 13th July 1975. They have one daughter who is an Advocate by profession too.
In 1970, Sushma Ji started her political career with Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP). When she was only 25 years old, she became a member of the Haryana Legislative Assembly. She became a member from 1977 to 1982, and she got the Ambala Cantonment assembly seat from 1987 to 1990. In 1977, she became the Cabinet Minister of the Janata Party Government, and this party was headed back then by CM Chaudhary Devi Lal. Later in 1979 when she was only 27 years old, she became the Janata Party President of Haryana State.
Sushma Swaraj became the Education Minister of Haryana under the Bharatiya Janata Party. Then after in 1996, she was selected as a member of Lok Sabha from the State of Delhi. At the same time, she became the Information and Broadcasting Cabinet Minister in the Government of Atal Bihari Vajpayee. In 1998, she became the first female CM of Delhi, which is a great achievement for her.
Sushma Ji got the position of Minister of Health, Family Welfare, and Parliamentary Affairs and holds the position of that ministry. In 2009, she achieved the 15th Lok Sabha constituency in the state of Madhya Pradesh, and she won it with the highest margin that is over 400,000 votes. From 2014 to 2019, she maintained the responsibility of the Indian External Affairs Minister under PM Narendra Modi.
Awards and Achievements
Sushma Swaraj has many achievements in her life. She won the Best Speaker Award in the Assembly of Haryana. She received the Outstanding Parliamentarian Award as the first and only female MP. The Wall Street Journal, which is a US-based newspaper, termed her as the Most Loved Politician on 24th July 2017.
She achieved the Grand Cross of Order of Civil Merit that the Spanish Government gave her on 19th February 2019. She earned this honor for helping the evacuation of 71 Spanish citizens during the Nepal earthquake that occurred in 2015.
Sushma Swaraj’s net worth was around 17.55 Crores INR, according to 2014’s report. Another report shows that her net worth was approximately 7.35 Crore and her liabilities were 58,250.
Unknown Facts about Sushma Swaraj
There are many things that you don’t know about Sushma Ji, and those are:
Connection with Pakistani Soil
Sushma Ji’s parents hailed to Lahore part of Pakistan to Dharampura. That’s why Sushma Ji has a connection with Pakistan’s soil, and she used to visit that part. She visited there at her last visit to Pakistan.
Sushma Swaraj was an excellent and intelligent student. She received numerous awards while studying at the Sanatan Dharma College and the best cadet award in N.C.C. is one of them that she got for the repeated years. She also earned the Best Speaker award in Hindi for three years that was arranged by the Language Department of Haryana.
Sushma Swaraj was an all-rounder person. That is because she was not only a politician but also has the place in her heart for fine arts, poetry, drama, music, etc. Besides, she also had given some of her prominent accomplishments in these areas too.
Youngest Cabinet Minister
Sushma Swaraj took the charge of the Cabinet Minister in 1977 under the Government of CM Devi Lal at the Janata Party. She became Cabinet Minister when she was only 25 years old, and she became the one and the only person to take that place at that young age.
Indian Film Industry
It’s back then when Sushma Ji was the Union Cabinet Minister for Broadcasting in 1988. She declared that the film making sector as an industry. Besides, film making sector would be able to receive bank finance. Before Sushma Swaraj, it wasn’t possible.
Believer of Astrology and Gemology
Many people don’t know that Sushma Ji was a core believer in astrology and gemology. She used to lead her life according to these sciences.
Sushma swaraj Death
Sushma Swaraj died at the age of 67 on 6th August 2019. The reason for her death was cardiac arrest. She died around at 10.50 pm in the hospital during treatment.