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Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli express grief over Sushma Swaraj's demise

Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli express grief over Sushma Swaraj's demise

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 07 Aug 2019, 07:56 am

New Delhi, Aug 7 (IBNS): Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli have condoled the sudden demise of former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj who passed away on Tuesday night.

Tendulkar took to Twitter to say, "Deeply saddened to hear about the passing away of Sushma Swaraj Ji. May her soul rest in peace. She was an icon of women empowerment and the one who cared for citizens from all corners of the world."

In a tweet, Kohli said, "Deeply saddened by the news of Sushma Ji's demise, may her soul rest in peace."

Indian cricketer Shikhar Dhawan also tweeted, "My deepest condolences & prayers to the Iron Lady of India. #RIPSushmaSwaraj Ji"

Swaraj, 67, suffered a massive heart attack at AIIMS in New Delhi. She was a senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader.