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Nirmala Sitharaman

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Nirmala Sitharaman was born to a middle-class family on 18 August 1959 in Madurai to Narayanan and Savitri. Nirmala’s father, Narayan Sitharaman came from Musiri, Tiruchirappalli district in Tamil Nadu and her mother, Savitri Sitharaman belongs from Thiruvenkadu, Salem district. Her father Narayanan Sitharaman worked in Indian Railways, so she spent her childhood in so many states of Tamil Nadu as her father’s job was transferable. Her mother was a housewife and a lover of books. She has the disciplinary nature of father and lover of books from her mother.

Nirmala Sitharaman
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Education of Nirmala Sitharaman

Nirmala Sitharaman completed her schooling from Madras and Tiruchirappalli. She completed her graduation in BA (Economics) from Seethalakshmi Ramaswamy College, Tiruchirapalli and completed her Masters from Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi in Economics. While she was studying at Jawaharlal Nehru University, she met with her husband Parakala Prabhakar from Narsapuram. She married to Parakala in 1986 and they moved to London after marriage, they blessed with a daughter and finally she came back to India in 1991. At that time Nirmala Sitharaman was BJP supporter and on the other hand, her husband and his family were from pro-congress. Parakala Prabhakar is currently serving as Communication advisor to the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Chandrababu Naidu.

Political Career of Nirmala Sitharaman

In very stating, she has served as national spokesperson for BJP under Ravi Shanker Prasad. In 2006 she joined BJP after so many achievements in London, she served in progress inside BJP and here also she earned respect and some critical positions in the party.

In 2010, during Nitin Gadkari tenure, she was elected as a spokesperson for the party. After becoming the spokesperson of party she accepts her roles and responsibilities and she protected the party in every circumstance and appreciated by all party leaders including Narendra Modi on national media. And, due to her hard work, she became the famous face not in Delhi only but also in Gujarat, the headquarter of BJP party.

Sitharaman came in contact with senior BJP pioneer Sushma Swaraj while filling in as an individual from the National Commission for Women (NCW) from 2003 to 2005. Inspired by her noble identity and straightforward perspectives, Swaraj prescribed Sitharaman to the party. She was also elected as the member of Rajya Sabha from Andhra Pradesh and she also served as Rajya Sabha MP representing Karnataka.

Known for her cheerful approach, she played important role in elections of Lok Sabha in 2014. She anticipated Narendra Modi as a Prime Minister of India for future. It was trusted that her loyalty, dedication and hard work towards work would unquestionably get her a place in Modi’s cabinet. At long last, in May 2014, finally, she was inducted as a junior minister in Narendra Modi’s cabinet. While addressing the issues of Companies Act, 2013 currently, she said that the amendments to the Companies Act are not obligatory if the partners are satisfied with the adjustments in the rules.

After that, In May 2016, she was one of the 12 candidates assigned by the BJP to stand in the Rajya Sabha election due on 11 June 2016. She effectively contested her seat from Karnataka. On 3 September 2017, she became the  Defense Minister, the second lady who holds the Defense Minister post after Indira Gandhi.

Non-Political Career of Nirmala Sitharaman

Having a place with a South Indian family, Nirmala knows about her weakness in Hindi. In any case, in the wake of spending such huge numbers of years in the political circle, she has figured out how to pick up capability in the dialect. A productive peruser, she composes the official statements all alone. She is mindful so as to appropriately alter any discussion of the party that goes to media. She is an admirer of established music and has a collection of Lord Krishna’s melodies. To keep up a harmony amongst individual and expert life, she feels what is most critical is the help of the family. She is additionally one of the establishing directors of Pranava School in Hyderabad.


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