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Smriti Irani Smriti Irani Height: 1.7 m DOB: 23 March 1976

Smriti Irani is a prominent leader within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). She is a Member of Parliament in the Lok Sabha, representing Amethi. In the Indian general election 2019, Smriti Irani defeated Rahul Gandhi. Gandhi's family had previously represented the constituency for four decades. Prior to this, she was a Member of the Rajya Sabha for Gujarat and held multiple portfolios as a Minister in the Government of India (GOI). Smriti Irani contested the 2014 general elections against Rahul Gandhi in Amethi constituency of Uttar Pradesh. Irani lost to Rahul Gandhi by 1,07,923 votes, a 12.32% margin.

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Exclusive | Watch Smriti Irani slams Mamata Banerjee over violence in Bengal

News | Jun 21, 2021, 05:29 PM IST

In an exclusive interaction with India TV Union Minister Smriti Irani slammed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over the violence in the state.

'Mamata Banerjee seeing her defeat' says Smriti Irani | EXCLUSIVE

Politics | Apr 20, 2021, 09:40 PM IST

In an Exclusive Interaction with India tv BJP leader Smriti Irani slams Mamata Banerjee over her remarks over PM Modi. Smriti Irani says that 'Mamata Banerjee is seeing her defeat'.

Smriti Irani slams CM Mamata for her 'comments' against paramilitary forces

News | Apr 07, 2021, 11:00 PM IST

A day after 3rd phase of West Bengal assembly elections, Union Minister for Women and Child Development Minister and BJP leader Smriti Irani targeted Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over her remarks on paramilitary forces.

Aaj Ki Baat: Why Mamata Banerjee is unhappy with eight phase polling in Bengal

Aaj Ki Baat | Feb 26, 2021, 11:39 PM IST

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday questioned whether the polling dates for the forthcoming election in the state have been set to suit the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).Watch this and more on Aaj Ki Baat with Rajat Sharma.

Smriti Irani hits campaign trail in Bengal, rides scooty during BJP roadshow

News | Feb 26, 2021, 04:40 PM IST

West Bengal: Union Minister Smriti Irani rides a scooty during a roadshow of BJP, in Panchpota.

After Mamata Banerjee, BJP leader Smriti Irani rides a scooty today in Bengal

News | Feb 26, 2021, 02:40 PM IST

Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on thursday rode scooty to register her protset against hike in petrol and diesel prices. After Mamata Banerjee, BJP leader Smriti Irani rides a scooty today in Bengal for her road show.

BJP's Smriti Irani launches attack on Rahul Gandhi over 'North vs South' remark

Politics | Feb 24, 2021, 02:08 PM IST

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders have launched a no-holds-barred attack on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over his controversial 'North vs South' remark made in his home constituency Wayand in Kerala. The leader accused him of being an 'opportunist' and alleged that he belittled north Indians during a speech delivered in Kerala.

Why Mamata Banerjee has not implemented Ayushman Bharat Scheme in Bengal? asks Smriti Irani

News | Feb 02, 2021, 02:35 PM IST

In an Exclusive Interaction with India TV on special show Budget Sammelan 2021 Union Minister Smriti Irani slams Mamata Banerjee for making false allegations against the Modi government. Smriti Irani said 'I want to ask her if she was so worried the poor and aam aadmi, why West Bengal has not implemented Ayushman Bharat Scheme till now'.

Budget Sammelan 2021: 'The Budget should not be seen from a narrow point of view' says Smriti Irani

News | Feb 02, 2021, 01:20 PM IST

In an Exclusive Interaction with India TV on special show Budget Sammelan 2021 Union Minister Smriti Irani slams opposition for trying to confuse people over the budget 2021. Smriti Irani said 'The Budget should not be seen from a narrow point of view. I am unable to understand why the Opposition is complaining when the Budget has not put any new burden on the aam aadmi'.

This budget has been presented in an extraordinary circumstances and covers every sector: Smriti Irani

News | Feb 01, 2021, 08:20 PM IST

In an exclusive talk with IndiaTV, BJP MP Smriri Irani said that, this budget has been presented in an extraordinary circumstances and amidst these circumstances, today's budget is going to show India's confidence.

Home Minister Amit Shah addresses BJP rally in Howrah through video conferencing

News | Jan 31, 2021, 02:37 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee has taken West Bengal backwards in every sphere. People of the State will never forgive her: Union Home Minister and BJP leader Amit Shah addresses BJP rally in Howrah through video conferencing

Ramesh Pokhriyal, Smriti Irani launch 'Toycathon-2021'

News | Jan 05, 2021, 06:44 PM IST

Union Minister of Education, Ramesh Pokhriyal and Union Minister of Women and Child Development, Smriti Irani launched a virtual toy hackathon, 'Toycathon-2021' in Delhi on January 05.

Smriti Irani addresses media over BJP's victory in recent elections

Politics | Dec 28, 2020, 02:05 PM IST

In Arunachal Pradesh, BJP has won 187 Zilla panchayats out of 242 Zilla panchayat seats. The party also registered victory in over 6,450 gram panchayats, and in Pasighat Municipal Council elections where Congress won only two seats: Smriti Irani

This is a matter of life not of politics: Randeep Hooda on Farm laws

Politics | Dec 18, 2020, 01:29 PM IST

In reply to BJP's allegations on Congress of supporting farmers protest for their own benefits, Senior leader Randeep Hooda said that farm laws is a matter of life not of politics. Watch what all he said to India TV in an exclusive interview.

Smriti Irani slams Congress, AAP over farm laws

Politics | Dec 18, 2020, 01:20 PM IST

Senior BJP leader and Union minister Smriti Irani on Friday came down heavily on the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party for spreading misinformation over farm laws.

Smriti Irani backs states'decision to bring law on 'Love Jihad'

News | Nov 25, 2020, 07:00 PM IST

Addressing a press conference in Hyderabad, BJP leader and Union Textile Minister SmritiIrani on November 25 backed states' decision to bring law on 'Love Jihad'.

AIMIM enrolling illegal immigrants in Telangana's voter list: Smriti Irani

News | Nov 25, 2020, 06:24 PM IST

Addressing a press conference, ahead of local body election in Hyderabad, BJP leader and Union Textile Minister SmritiIrani targeted AIMIM and accused party of enrollingillegal immigrants in Telangana's voter list. She also slammed CM KCR's TRS.

Navratri: Smriti Irani offers prayers at Durga Temple in UP's Amethi

News | Oct 20, 2020, 04:37 PM IST

Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani offered prayers at Durga Temple in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi on October 20.

Smriti Irani inaugurates various development projects in UP's Raebareli

News | Oct 20, 2020, 04:33 PM IST

Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani inaugurated various development projects in UP's Raebareli district.

Unlikely that Gandhi family will take action against Kamal Nath: Smriti Irani

News | Oct 19, 2020, 07:05 PM IST

Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Smriti Irani criticised former chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, Kamal Nath, for calling BJP's Imarti Devi as "item".

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