[dropcap]T[/dropcap]HE Executive Committee of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA), on behalf of all its members, has mourned the untimely demise of former External Affairs Minister and a senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj.
Swaraj, who was also an advocate, passed away yesterday at the All India Institute of Medical Science after suffering a cardiac arrest. Her husband Swaraj Kaushal is a senior advocate in the Supreme Court and daughter, Basuri Swaraj, a practising advocate.
“The Executive Committee of SCBA, on behalf of all its members, joins the entire nation in mourning the sad and untimely demise of Smt. Sushma Swaraj, the erstwhile External Affairs Minister of India, former Chief Minister of Delhi and our esteemed member.
“Mrs Swaraj was a virtuous, resolute and fearless leader, an articulate orator and a picture of simplicity, compassion and cultural values, who embodied the ideals cherished by our country. The void created by her demise would be difficult to fill. We express our sincere and heartfelt condolences to our members, Mr Swaraj Kaushal, Senior Advocate and Ms Bansuri Swaraj, Advocate and her entire family. May God rest her soul in peace and give strength to the bereaved family to bear this colossal loss, the statement issued by the President of SCBA Rakesh Khanna said.