Sushma Swaraj personified an unwavering commitment to public service: PM Modi

NEW DELHI: Sushma Swaraj personified dignity and had an unwavering commitment to public service, prime minister Narendra Modi he said on Friday while paying tribute to the afternoon BJP Leader on his 68th birthday.

Swaraj died on August 6 of last year after cardiac arrest.

Remembering. She personified dignity, decency and unwavering commitment to public service, the prime minister tweeted.

Modi said the former foreign minister was firmly rooted in the values ​​and spirit of India, and had big dreams for the country.

She was an exceptional colleague and an outstanding minister, he added.

On the eve of her birth anniversary, the government had renamed the Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra, a cultural center in Delhi reflecting India's connect with its diaspora, as Sushma Swaraj Bhavan.

The, a renowned institution in Delhi where diplomats are trained, has also been renamed the Sushma Swaraj Institute of Foreign Service.