Smriti Irani, who today assumed charge as the Textiles Minister, laughed away the questions on being shifted from the more high-profile Education Ministry as she quoted a popular hindi song.
“Kuch toh log kahenge, logon ka kaam hai kehna,” in reply to the bombardment of questions.
Irani, who had a successful stint as a TV actress, plunged into politics and fought unsuccessfully against Rahul Gandhi from Amethi in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.
Smriti Irani took the charge as Textiles Minsiter on Wednesday. The move took place on after Tuesday’s major cabinet reshuffle, Irani has served two-year tenure as Human Resource Development Minister from 2014. Irani countered her critics saying she has got a ministry that is “the second largest employer in the country after agriculture.”
PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday arrived at the historical Aishbagh, Lucknow Ramleela ground from where he