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Political leaders greet Sushma Swaraj on her 67th birthday

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Leaders across political parties wished External Affairs 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, tweeted: "Greetings to ji on her birthday. Sushma ji is one of the most remarkable leaders of our nation. She has distinguished herself as an outstanding and her oratory is par excellence. Her role in strengthening BJP is key. Praying for her long and healthy life."

Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Smriti Irani, and Petroleum and also extended their wishes through

Minister and Trinamool tweeted: "Best wishes on your birthday ji. Wish you good health."

Sushma Swaraj is one of the most active ministers on in the government and has helped many distressed Indians staying abroad.

An 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

She was first elected to the Rajya Sabha in 1990 and since then has been a either in the or the

She was first appointed as in 1996 and held the post of Minister for a short period in 1998. In 2009, she was of Opposition in Lok Sabha.



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First Published: Thu, February 14 2019. 14:34 IST