25 Facts About Sushma Swaraj

1. Sushma Swaraj started practicing as an Advocate before Supreme Court of India in 1973.

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2. Sushma Swaraj is an Indian politician and member of the Bharatiya Janata Party.

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3. Sushma Swaraj failed three times in her bids to win a seat in the Lok Sabha, losing each time to a candidate from the Indian National Congress (Congress Party).

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4. Sushma Swaraj was born to a middle-class family in the Haryana city of Ambala.

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5. Sushma Swaraj was Union Cabinet Minister for Information and Broadcasting at that time.

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6. In 1979, at an young age of 27, Sushma Swaraj became State President of Janata Party, Haryana State.

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7. In 1977, Sushma Swaraj became the youngest cabinet minister, at the age of 25, in the Janata Party Govt.

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8. Sushma Swaraj got her early education from Sanatan Dharma College in Ambala Cantonment and got bachelor degree with majors in Sanskrit and Political Science.

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9. Sushma Swaraj was Sushma Sharma before her marriage to Swaraj Kaushal.

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10. Sushma Swaraj has proactively helped Indians who have sent her distress messages on social media platform like Twitter in the past.

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11. Sushma Swaraj was a member of parliament from 1998 to 2004.

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12. Sushma Swaraj reached Kuwait in a special Air India flight from Doha after completing her Qatar visit.

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13. Sushma Swaraj arrived in Doha on Sunday on the first leg of her four.

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14. Sushma Swaraj calls on South Korean first lady, meets school students.

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15. Sushma Swaraj arrived here on Sunday on the first leg of her four.

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16. Sushma Swaraj arrives in Qatar on 1st leg of two-nation visit.

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17. Sushma Swaraj arrives in Qatar on 1st leg of four-day visit to two nations.

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18. Sushma Swaraj was heavily criticised in 2014 when she urged Prime Minister Modi to declare Bhagwat Gita as the national book of India.

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19. Sushma Swaraj was the first female Spokesperson of a national political party in India.

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20. Sushma Swaraj has been serving as the Indian Minister of External Affairs under Prime Minister Narendra Modi since May 2014, responsible for implementing the foreign policy of Narendra Modi.

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21. Sushma Swaraj became Leader of Opposition in the 15th Lok Sabha in place of Lal Krishna Advani on 21 December 2009 and retained this position till May 2014 when in Indian general election, 2014 her party got a major victory.

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22. Sushma Swaraj was re-elected to the Rajya Sabha for third term in April 2006 from Madhya Pradesh state.

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23. Sushma Swaraj was elected to the 11th Lok Sabha from South Delhi constituency in April 1996 elections.

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24. Sushma Swaraj began her political career with Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad in the 1970s.

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25. In 1973, Sushma Swaraj started practice as an advocate in the Supreme Court of India.

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