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Former Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj passed away on August 6. She was 67. Ms Swaraj, who served as foreign minister for five years. The senior BJP leader was brought to AIIMS between 9:30pm and 10:00pm and was straight away taken to the emergency ward. AIIMS doctors said she died of a cardiac arrest. She had not been keeping well lately, which is why she had not contested the recently held Lok Sabha election and opted out of Narendra Modi's new government. She was cremated with full state honours in the capital Delhi. Senior leaders across political parties and BJP lawmakers, including Prime Minster Narendra Modi, attended the funeral.