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Modi greets Sushma on her birthday
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Modi greets Sushma on her birthday

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New Delhi, Feb 14: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on her birthday and described 'as one of the most remarkable leaders of our nation'.‏

'Sushma Ji is one of the most remarkable leaders of our nation,' said Mr Modi on micro-blogging site Twitter. She has distinguished herself as an outstanding Minister and her oratory is par excellence, he said.

'Her role in strengthening BJP is key,' he said and prayed for her long and healthy life. The 67-year old senior leader of BJP, Ms Swaraj is a former Supreme Court lawyer.

She is serving as the Minister of External Affairs of India since May 26, 2014 and is the second woman to hold the office, after former prime minister Indira Gandhi. (UNI)