Left Menu
Development News Edition

Sushma Swaraj turns 67; Mamata, Modi, Rajnath extends greetings

Sushma Swaraj turns 67; Mamata, Modi, Rajnath extends greetings
West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee tweeted: "Best wishes on your birthday Sushma Swaraj ji. Wish you good health."

Leaders across political parties wished External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on her 67th birthday and prayed for her long life and good health. Wishing the Union Minister, who has donned many hats and has rich political experience, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted: "Greetings to Sushma Swaraj ji on her birthday. Sushma ji is one of the most remarkable leaders of our nation. She has distinguished herself as an outstanding minister and her oratory is par excellence. Her role in strengthening BJP is key. Praying for her long and healthy life."

Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Textiles Minister Smriti Irani, and Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan also extended their wishes through Twitter. West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee tweeted: "Best wishes on your birthday Sushma Swaraj ji. Wish you good health."

Sushma Swaraj is one of the most active ministers on social media in the Narendra Modi government and has helped many distressed Indians staying abroad. An MP from Madhya Pradesh's Vidisha constituency, Swaraj was born in Haryana's Ambala Cantt area in 1952. Her political career began in 1977 when she became MLA from Haryana.

She was first elected to the Rajya Sabha in 1990 and since then has been a member of Parliament either in the Upper House or the Lower House. She was first appointed as Cabinet Minister in 1996 and held the post of Delhi Chief Minister for a short period in 1998. In 2009, she was Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Download The Devdiscourse News App for Latest News.



WEF 2020: Trump seems politically correct in pulling out from Paris Agreement

If the survey of the World Economic Forum WEF is believed, Trump seems to enjoy the confidence of his people in flaying climate intuitions and climate activists. His preference for economic development over environmental protection not only...

From home to healthcare, here are Robotic innovations transforming lives

Lovot is equipped with more than 50 sensors such as thermography, microphone array, obstacle detection, and touch sensor to generate motion and emotions in real-time....

Translating words to deeds: Achieving gender parity in access to financial resources

... ...

SDG13: How you can reduce global warming by changing your food habits

The mega narratives of various international organizations give the impression that fighting global warming is only a job of government agencies. However, the European Investment Bank EIB has designed a questionnaire which besides making th...


Latest News

UPDATE 2-Gilead assessing potential use of Ebola drug as China virus treatment

Gilead Sciences Inc said on Thursday it was assessing whether its experimental Ebola treatment could be used against the new coronavirus that has sickened hundreds of people in China and led to at least 18 deaths. Gilead is in active discus...

Present wave of peaceful protests in country will help deepen India's democratic roots: Pranab

Describing listening, arguing and dissent as essence of democracy, former president Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said he believes that the present wave of largely peaceful protests that have gripped the country will once again enable the de...

Brazil green lights U.S. deportation of more Brazilians by plane

The U.S. government will deport a planeload of Brazilians on Friday, the second such chartered flight since October to return an increasing number of migrants trying to enter the United States illegally from Mexico.The flight from El Paso w...

Indian-origin man jailed for online child sex offences in UK

An Indian-origin man was sentenced to six years in prison and placed on the sex offenders register for life by a London court on Thursday for online child sex offences. Valmiki Rampersad had pleaded guilty to 26 offences including four coun...

Give Feedback