Sushma Swaraj wins hearts with tweet to Indian daughters, daughters-in-law from other countries

External Affairs Minister of India Sushma Swaraj has once again won hearts with her heartwarming tweet to Indian daughters and daughters-in-law from other countries.

External Affairs Minister of India Sushma Swaraj
External Affairs Minister of India Sushma Swaraj. Photo courtesy:

Responding to a tweet requesting for visa help, Swaraj tweeted, “Indian daughters and daughters-in-law from Pakistan or any other country are always welcome.”

The 65-year-old Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, who has over 8.69 million Twitter followers, is known to actively resolve problems of Indians living abroad using the microblogging software.

Yesterday, an editorial piece in The Wall Street Journal called the minister ‘India’s Best-Loved Politician’ in the world’s biggest democracy. "In her present role, she has become India’s best-loved official, mostly due to her tireless attention to Indians in distress abroad," said the article.

Earlier in July, Sushma granted a medical visa to a Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) resident Osama Ali, who was diagnosed with a tumour and wanted to come to Delhi for his treatment.

Taking to Twitter Sushma said, "PoK is an integral part of India. Pakistan has illegally occupied it. We are giving him a visa. No letter required."

In another incident, Swaraj granted a medical visa to a four-month-old toddler from Pakistan with a heart condition. Post operation, the child's father said, "The heart of my child beats today for Madam Sushma Swaraj.”