Nirmala Sitharaman is new Defence Minister of India
Published: September 3, 2017
Nirmala Sitharaman, the former minister of state for the commerce and industry ministry, has become the new Defence Minister of India on September 3, 2017 after latest Union cabinet reshuffle. She succeeded Arun Jaitley. With this, she has become the India’s first woman Defence Minister after Indira Gandhi. Currently, she is Member of Parliament (MP) in Rajya Sabha representing the state of Karnataka. Now, Suresh Prabhu has become the new Union Minister of Commerce and Industry.
Topics: Arun Jaitley • Defence Ministers of India • Finance Ministers of India • Government of India • Indian Hindus • Indira Gandhi • Members of the Rajya Sabha • Ministry of Commerce and Industry • Narendra Modi ministry • Nirmala Sitharaman • Railway Ministers of India • Suresh Prabhu