New Delhi, Nov 16 External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj a couple of hours back updated her friends about her health and tweeted that she was in AIIMs due to kidney failure and she was on dialysis. She also further mentioned that she was undergoing tests for a kidney transplant.
Since she tweeted about her health she had got more than four thousand retweets and more than seven thousand favourites. People from all walks of life took to Twitter to wish her speedy recovery and express concern for her health.
Friends : This is to update you on my health.— Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) November 16, 2016
I am in AIIMS because of kidney failure. Presently, I am on dialysis. I am undergoing tests for a Kidney transplant. Lord Krishna will bless— Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) November 16, 2016
Noted marketing expert and author Suhel Seth in his tweet pointed out the fact that it was the first instance in India where Sushma Swaraj set yet another benchmark in terms of being honest about health issues. He added that this truly was a new India as it should be.
@SushmaSwaraj sets yet another benchmark. In terms of being honest about health issues. This is truly a new India as it should be.— SUHEL SETH (@suhelseth) November 16, 2016
Her cabinet colleagues and political opponents wished her good health:
My best wishes and prayers for a full & speedy recovery.https://t.co/kiXHLVAuM4— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) November 16, 2016
Pray for your speedy recovery https://t.co/v3yBtwhhrs— Suresh Prabhu (@sureshpprabhu) November 16, 2016
@SushmaSwaraj Ji: My prayers are with you. May you get well soon.— Harsimrat Kaur Badal (@HarsimratBadal_) November 16, 2016
Praying for a speedy recovery hon @SushmaSwaraj ji. Get well soon.— Supriya Sule (@supriya_sule) November 16, 2016
Very sorry to hear about your health problems @SushmaSwaraj ji. My father went through the same so I know how you & the family must feel.— Omar Abdullah (@abdullah_omar) November 16, 2016
ईश्वर से आपके जल्द स्वस्थ होने की कामना करता हूँ। https://t.co/qaVN0ZnERP— Raghubar Das (@dasraghubar) November 16, 2016
We pray for your speedy recovery and a long life. Nation needs you, we hope and pray you are back in action soon. https://t.co/8OoD0hLcH1— ShivrajSingh Chouhan (@ChouhanShivraj) November 16, 2016
Our sincere prayers sushma ji. Hope u get well soon. https://t.co/uSW7KN4wzm— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) November 16, 2016
Celebrities wished her speedy recovery:
Most Hardworking & Fearless Warrior Of Modi Govt, @SushmaSwaraj Needs Our Prayers. She's In AIIMS Coz Of Kidney Failure.November 16, 2016
My prayers to all mighty God to bless @SushmaSwaraj ji for speedy recovery from current illness & give her long happy life— Dr. Subhash Chandra (@subhashchandra) November 16, 2016
Fans wish her speedy recovery:
Pray to Allah for a speedy recovery. Get well soon @SushmaSwaraj— TANWEER AHSAN (@TANWEERAHSANKH1) November 16, 2016
Get well soon @SushmaSwaraj ..sad to hear about the illness..one of the most engaged minister and great speaker we have seen in recent times— Naved Mohammad Khan (@greatnavi) November 16, 2016
Get well soon mam @SushmaSwaraj we all r with u. U r awsme ☺— Hanny Jain (@thehannyjain) November 16, 2016
@SushmaSwaraj you ll be fine soon,we all pray,we need you a lot!
"Khoob ladi mardani,— BJP For India (@BJP4Nation) November 16, 2016
voh to Ambala wali rani thi" #GetWellSoonSushmaJi
Get well soon @SushmaSwaraj! We pray for your quick recovery. India needs a foreign affairs minister like you.— Abhishek Kamdar (@AbhishekKamdar) November 16, 2016
@SushmaSwaraj praying for your recovery, ma'am! get well soon! the country needs you! god speed!— Nirwa Mehta (@nirwamehta) November 16, 2016
There was tweet for her from a fan who was ready to donate kidney for her.
Respected @SushmaSwaraj ma'am. My blood group is B Positive. I will be happy to donate my kidney to you, if needed. God bless.— Rahul Verma (@rahulverma08) November 16, 2016