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.
Check out the tweets:
— Yogendra Yadav (@_YogendraYadav) September 3, 2017
Wow! India’s defence minister is a woman! Breaking with convention!
— taslima nasreen (@taslimanasreen) September 3, 2017
So Nirmala Sitharaman joins CCS. Excellent news for this no-nonsense hardworking minister
— Minhaz Merchant (@MinhazMerchant) September 3, 2017
— Shekhar Kapur (@shekharkapur) September 3, 2017
— shashank singh (@Shashank26Singh) September 3, 2017
Delighted to see Mrs.Nirmala Sitharaman as new defense minister of India .Now literally woman is leading from the front ??? pic.twitter.com/qP2xaMh6sr
— deez (@deepikaseth1) September 3, 2017
— Bhautik Mandaliya (@brmandaliya) September 3, 2017
Strong. Bold. Honest. Hardworking. Intelligent. Meticulous.
The world knows and respects these traits in @nsitharaman .
A role model.
— Shyam Sekhar (@shyamsek) September 3, 2017