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Sushma Swaraj Biography, Age, Death, Husband, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : August 7, 2019

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Short Biography

Sushma Swaraj was born on 14th February 1952 at Ambala Cantonment, Ambala in the state of Haryana, India. She was an Indian Politician, Lawyer and former Chief Minister of Delhi. She was a very strong leader of Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) who served as Ministry of External Affairs.

Other Name: Sushma Sharma
Other Professions: Chief Minister Lawyer

Sushma Swaraj Complete Bio & Career

She attended S.D. College at Ambala Cantonment and obtained her bachelor’s degree in Arts. After which she obtained her Law degree from Punjab University, Chandigarh. She was elected as the President of the Hindi Sahitya Sammelan of Haryana.
She began her political career by becoming a student leader during 1970s and organizing protests against the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s government. She won the Haryana State elections in 1977 and 1987. She was appointed as the Union Minister of Labour and Employment for two years from 1977 to 1979 during Devi Lal’s government. She joined the Bhartiya Janta Party in 1980.
She was nominated as a Rajya Sabha MP in 1990 and won the 11th Lok Sabha election in 1996 from South Delhi Constituency. She became the first woman Chief Minister of Delhi in 1998. Under Vajpayee’s Government, she served as the Minister of Telecommunications and the Minister of Information and Broadcasting. She was again sent to Rajya Sabha in 2000 from Uttarakhand. After completing her term she again became a member of Rajya Sabha in 2006 from Madhya Pradesh. In 15th Lok Sabha elections, held in 2009, she was elected MP from Vidisha Constituency, Madhya Pradesh and she was made the leader of opposition in 15th Lok Sabha of India.
In 2014 general election she was elected Lok Sabha MP from Vidisha Constituency and is currently serving as Minister of External Affairs of India under Narendra Modi’s government. She became the second woman to hold this post after Sonia Gandhi.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Sushma Swaraj died due to heart attack on 06-08-2019 at AIIMS, New Delhi, India at the age of 67.

DEATHDAY 6 August,2019 (Saturday)

Sushma Swaraj Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to Hardev Sharma and Shrimati Laxmi Devi. She had a sister named Vandana Sharma and a brother named Gulshan Sharma. She married Swaraj Kaushal in 1975. The couple is blessed with a daughter named Bansuri Swaraj.
Husband Swaraj Kaushal

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Body Measurements

Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Ambala
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address 8, Safdarjung Lane, New Delhi - 110 011
School N/A
College S.D. College, Ambala
Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra
Punjab University, Chandigarh
Qualification Bachelors of Arts (B.A.) in Political Science and Sanskrit
LLB (Bachelor of Law)
Hobbies Reading Hindi Poetry, Listening Classical Music
Marital Status Married
Debut Lawyer in Supreme Court of India - 1973
Salary N/A
Net Worth $1.5 Million
Official Website N/A
Permanent Address C-7, Civil Lines, Prof. Colony, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
Email ID [email protected]
Contact Numbers Telephone No. - 011-23794344, 23794044
Mobile No. - 9868181930


Favorite Color White, Red
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Politician Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Favorite Actress Hema Malini , Sadhana Shivdasani
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan , Akshay Kumar
Favorite Singer Lata Mangeshkar
Favorite Place London
Favorite Dress Saree
Favorite Food Aloo Paratha & Kachori

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Sushma Swaraj

  • Her parents hailed from Dharampura which today lies in Pakistan.
  • She started her political journey by joining Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parshad in the year 1970.
  • She became the youngest Cabinet Minister at the age of 27 after she served as a Minister in the Harayana Government in the year 1977.
  • It was during her time as Union Minister of Health in 2003 that she established 6 AIIMS in the country.
  • She was the first women Chief Minister of Delhi.
  • She was also the 2nd Women who held the prestigious post of Minister of External Affairs after Indira Gandhi.

Sushma Swaraj Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Sushma Swaraj was 67 years 5 months & 21 days old age.