PM Modi & Advani in tears at Sushma's mortal

PM Modi & Advani in tears at Sushma's mortal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP veteran LK Advani had paid their homage to the mortal remains of Sushma Swaraj who passed away last night. Both Modi and Advani were in tears while offering their respects. Advani was accompanied by his daughter Pratiba. She got emotional looking at Sushma's daughter Bansuri.

Congress leaders Sonia and Rahul Gandhi, former PM Manmohan Singh too paid their last respects to Sushma and many leaders across the country are reaching New Delhi to bid adieu to this stalwart BJP leader.

Tributes were offered in Rajya Sabha today by Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu. "In her untimely demise, the nation has lost an able administrator, an effective parliamentarian and a true voice of people," said Venkaiah.

The New Delhi and Haryana governments have announced two mourning days in memory of Sushma.