Twitter remembers Sushma Swaraj and her ‘Mars’ tweet

As Indians all over the world mourn the death of formal external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, social media is flooded with tributes for the remarkable leader.

Among the many moving messages, what stands out is a tweet by Swaraj that is now being shared by many on the micro-blogging site.

In 2017, one Twitter user even tweeted her saying he was stuck on mars. Swaraj’s simply worded yet wonderful reply to him won over social media instantly.

She was known for her promptly helping those who reached out to her on Twitter. While many wrote to her in dire situations with issues related to visas and passports, several people also put forth bizarre requests.

In her last tweet, just hours before her death, Swaraj congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the passage of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation bill in Parliament. Tributes poured in from leaders across the party lines.

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