Suella Braverman takes oath on the 'Dhammapada' scripture of Lord Buddha's sayings in UK Parliament

    07-Sep-2022   
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Suella Braverman, the Conservative Party member of Parliament for Fareham in south-east England, was appointed as the UK's new Home Secretary, succeeding fellow Indian-origin colleague Priti Patel. Suella Braverman is a Buddhist who attends the London Buddhist Centre regularly and took her oath of office in UK's Parliament on the 'Dhammapada' scripture of Lord Buddha's sayings.
 
Suella Braverman  
 
While speaking with the media after her appointment, she referenced her personal migrant story as the London-born daughter of Hindu Tamil mother Uma and Goan-origin father Christie Fernandes, who migrated to the UK from Mauritius and Kenya, respectively in the 1960s.
 
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