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Sushma Swaraj’s ashes immersed in Hapur’s Ganga river

Swaraj Kaushal, husband of Sushma Swaraj was also present with Bansuri on a boat along with some priests and relatives.

Updated: Aug 08, 2019, 14:51 IST

By Asian News International, Hapur

Bansuri Swaraj, daughter of former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, immersed her mother’s ashes in the Ganga river. (AP photo)

Bansuri Swaraj, daughter of former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, immersed her mother’s ashes in the Ganga River in Uttar Pradesh’s Hapur, on Thursday.

Swaraj Kaushal, husband of Sushma Swaraj was also present with Bansuri on a boat along with some priests and relatives.

Both Kaushal and Bansuri were seen teary eyed while immersing the ashes of their beloved wife and mother.

Ahead of immersing ashes, Bansuri and Swaraj Kaushal attended a puja for the peace of the departed soul.



The mortal remains of former EAM Sushma Swaraj were consigned to flames on Wednesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other senior leaders, besides family, friends and admirers bid a tearful adieu to the 67-year-old political stalwart.

Sushma Swaraj passed away on Tuesday night following a cardiac arrest. Thousands bid adieu to their beloved leader as she was cremated on Wednesday evening with full state honours.

Politicians and people from different walks of lives had paid tributes to the senior BJP leader.

(The story has been published from a wire feed without any modifications to the text.)

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