Former Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj passed Today at the age of 67 and that due to heart attack. Sushma Swaraj’s demise has left the nation shocked. She was loved by all for her instant response to messages of distress on Twitter from Indians in any part of the world.
From being the youngest Cabinet minister of Haryana at the age of 25 to being the first woman Chief Minister of Delhi, Sushma Swaraj had it all.
Sushma Swaraj (14 February 1952 – 6 August 2019) was a highly dignified Indian Politician and a Supreme Court Lawyer. After Indira Gandhi she was the only women who hold the office.
Shecompleted her graduation in B.A. in Political Science and Sanskrit from S.D College of Ambala Conatonment. She also did a degree of LLB from the Department of Laws of the Punjab University Of Chandigarh and in 190 she was awarded with the title of Best Student from S.D College Ambala Cantonment.
Today, with this article we are throwing some light on the Political achievements of Sushma Swaraj.
- First female CM of Delhi.
First women Cheif Minister of Delhi and 7 times MP Sushma Swaraj was known as people’s politician as she wholeheartedly worked for nation and its people.
- India’s first women Union Cabinet Minister.
Being the women of many firsts and many awards she was also the India’s first women Union Cabinet Minister. We truly have lost a women who was an important pillar for our nation.
- Youngest Cabinet Minister.
Not only first female Union cabinet Minister but she was also the youngest Cabinet Minister which was at the age of 25years in the year 1977. That’s truly an achievement.
- Made Indian film industry eligible for bank finance.
Sushma Swaraj served as the Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting under the Atal Bihari Vajpayee-led government, and in 1998, she gave “industry status” to film production. With this, she changed the face of the film industry forever. Around 25 per cent of films at the time were financed by conventional moneylenders, who lent money at exorbitant interest rates of 36 to 40 per cent per annum. 70 per cent films were backed by assorted businessmen, including builders, jewellers and traders, while less than 5 per cent under-production films got money from the underworld.
- First Women to Get Outstanding parliamentary Award
She was honoured with the outstanding parliamentary award in 2004. She was India’s first women MP to be honoured with this award.
- Raised Balochistan issue in UN.
Addressing the UN General Assembly, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said” that the countries which do not want to join the fight against terrorism should be “isolated”. She also censured Pakistan for perpetrating the “worst form of state oppression” in Balochistan — this is the first time an Indian External Affairs Minister has raised the issue of Balochistan at the UNGA.
- Act East Policy.
The Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj proposed a new outlook calling it Act East policy, following on from the Look East policy which was introduced during the government of Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao and seriously implemented during the following administrations of Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Manmohan Singh.
- Resolved Doklam.
Sushma Swaraj also discussed about the Indo- China war over Dhoklam and said that the issue can be resolved through the talk and it was resolved through handling the matter by diplomatic maturity.
- First Women to make it Big in BJP.
The women of many firsts was the first one to make it big in BJP as no women before her has been in politics in BJP and it takes a whole lot of courage and dedication to reach at this point.