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Nirmala Sitharaman Nirmala Sitharaman DOB: August 18, 1959

Nirmala Sitharaman joined the BJP in 2008 and has served as a spokesperson for the party. In 2014, she was inducted into Narendra Modi's cabinet as a junior minister and in June 2014, she elected as a Rajya Sabha Member from Andhra Pradesh. In May 2016, she was one of the 12 candidates nominated by the BJP to contest the Rajya Sabha elections due on 11 June 2016. She successfully contested her seat from Karnataka. On 3 September 2017, she was elevated to Defence Minister. After Narendra Modi was re-elected in 2019 she became the first full time woman after Indira Gandhi to hold the Finance Minister post.

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Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman travels in metro to attend an event in Gurugram

News | Mar 31, 2019, 09:23 PM IST

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman travels in metro to attend an event in Gurugram

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman takes a metro to attend an event in Gurugram

News | Mar 31, 2019, 04:29 PM IST

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman takes a metro to attend an event in Gurugram

Watch Promo lV: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Aap Ki Adalat at 10 PM on Saturday

Aap Ki Adalat | Sep 14, 2018, 11:36 PM IST

Watch Promo lV: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Aap Ki Adalat at 10 PM on Saturday

Watch Promo lll: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Aap Ki Adalat at 10 PM on Saturday

Aap Ki Adalat | Sep 14, 2018, 11:36 PM IST

Watch Promo lll: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Aap Ki Adalat at 10 PM on Saturday

Watch Promo ll: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Aap Ki Adalat at 10 PM on Saturday

Aap Ki Adalat | Sep 14, 2018, 11:35 PM IST

Watch Promo ll: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Aap Ki Adalat at 10 PM on Saturday

Watch Promo l: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Aap Ki Adalat at 10 PM on Saturday

Aap Ki Adalat | Sep 14, 2018, 11:35 PM IST

Watch Promo l: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Aap Ki Adalat at 10 PM on Saturday

Kodagu flood: Nirmala Sitharaman snaps at Karnataka minister during press conference

News | Aug 25, 2018, 08:35 AM IST

Kodagu flood: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman snaps at Karnataka minister during press conference

Nirmala Sitharaman, Army chief visit J-K to review Amarnath Yatra security arrangements

News | Jun 25, 2018, 05:31 PM IST

Nirmala Sitharaman, Army chief visit J-K to review Amarnath Yatra security arrangements.

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman meets the family of martyr Sepoy Aurangzeb

News | Jun 20, 2018, 12:42 PM IST

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman meets the family of martyr Sepoy Aurangzeb. Aurangzeb was abducted from Pulwama by terrorists and later his bullet-ridden body was recovered on June 14.

We honour the ceasefire with Pakistan, but terror and talks can't go together, says Nirmala Sitharaman

News | Jun 05, 2018, 01:58 PM IST

Sending out a blunt message to Pakistan, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said that though India honours the ceasefire agreement with Pakistan, it will not hold back in giving a befitting reply to the neighbouring country if provoked.

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