Interesting facts about textiles minister Smriti Irani
An Indian politician, former model, television actress and producer Smriti Irani is 42-year-old. She was born to a Bengali mother and a Punjabi Khatri-Maharashtrian father.
She has been a part of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) from childhood as her grandfather was an RSS swayamsevak and her mother a member of Jana Sangh.
On 26 May 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi appointed her as the Minister of Human Resource Development in his cabinet. In July 2016, the Ministry of Human Resource Development was taken away from Irani, and she was given the Ministry of Textiles instead, in a cabinet reshuffle.