Sushma Swaraj born on 14-feb- 1952 in Ambala, She was born in a family of Swayam Sevak. Her father was an eminent member of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh. Sushma is a second Minister of external affair after Mrs. Indira Gandhi.
She has done her education from Sanatan Dharma College in Ambala Cantonment, where she earned degree of bachelor in Sanskrit & Political Science. She also completed her law degree from Punjab University Chandigarh. A state-level competition held by the Language Department of Haryana saw her winning the best Hindi Speaker award for three consecutive years.
Political Career :-
Like many other BJP leaders Shushma Swaraj has also started her political career from, being a member of Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad formally known as ABVP. She has actively participated in JP movement in 1977. She emerged as a strong leader of BJP after the emergency period of Indira Gandhi. at the age of 25 years, Sushma Swaraj became the youngest Cabinet Minister in India in 1977. at the age of 27 years. She was Education Minister of Haryana state in the Bharatiya Janata Party–Lok Dal coalition government during the period of 1987 to 1990.
As a Delhi Chief Minister :-
In the year of 1998 she took over the charge of Chief Minister of BJP Delhi, she became the first woman Chief Minister. As a CM she has done many good work but she could not control the inflation and price rise, as a result she resined her assembly seat and got back to National politics of BJP.
As Cabinet Minister :-
In 1990 she became the member of Rajya – Sabha. In 1996 she elected from south Delhi seat in to lokshabaha and became the cabinet minister in Atal Bihari’s 13 day government. In 1998 she was re-elected as a Member of the 12th Lok Sabha for the third term and again became the minister of IB and telecommunication. The credit of declaring Bollywood as Industry goes to her.
From 2003 to 2004 she also held the portfolio of Health minister, where she initiated the set up of 6 new AIIMS.
From 2009 to 2014 she was opposition leader at Loksabha, she became the first woman Leader of the Opposition when she replaced Shri Lal Krishna Advani.
in 2014 – 26 may she took portfolio of External affairs Ministry In Narendra Modi’s Govt. She is the most active external minister India has ever seen. She often resolve grievance on twitter as well.
As Swaraj is known for her work and her speaking ability, her work is been praised by all corner of people but Lalit modi scandal has put her on controversy, Where allegation is been put on her that her Husband and doughtier is giving undue advantage to Lalit Modi who is absconding from India on tax fraud case.