Modi gives India its 2nd woman Defence Minister

On Sunday, September 3, Nine new ministers have taken the oath for the Narendra Modi government. One junior minister has everyone on social media platforms ecstatic. It’s none other than the newly sworn-in Minister of Defence Nirmala Sitharaman.

After former prime minister, Indira Gandhi, Sitharaman is the first woman to hold the position as defence minister.

The reshuffle got everyone talking both ‘Nirmala Sitharaman’ and ‘defence minister’ were trending on Twitter.

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