A look at Sushma Swaraj's family
Sushma's husband Swaraj Kaushal is a senior Supreme Court lawyer. Apart from being an MP, he was also Governor of Mizoram in the early 90s.
India's former foreign minister and senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj passed away last night, aged 67. Sushma's death is being mourned all over the country.
In addition to her husband Swaraj Kaushal, Sushma is survived by her daughter Bansuri Swaraj. Sushma married Swaraj Kaushal in 1975 at the time of the Emergency.
Sushma Swaraj was born to Hardev Sharma and Lakshmi Devi. She has a brother and a sister.
Sushma Swaraj's sister Vandana Sharma is a professor in a college in Haryana; brother Gulshan Sharma is a doctor of Ayurveda.
Sushma Swaraj and Swaraj Kaushal first met during their college days. At that time, both of them were studying law. During the Emergency, the two fought the case of George Fernandes in the Supreme Court.
Sushma Swaraj is from Haryana, while Swaraj Kaushal belongs to Himachal Pradesh.
Despite her family's opposition, Sushma married her fellow lawyer Swaraj on 13 July 1975.
Swaraj Kaushal is a Supreme Court lawyer, as well as being active in politics. Apart from being an MP, he was also the Governor of Mizoram between 1990 and 93. He is also credited with mediating the Mizo peace accord of 1986.
Sushma Swaraj's daughter Bansuri Swaraj is an Oxford graduate and is a Delhi High Court and Supreme Court lawyer like her father.
[Autotranslated from Hindi]