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Narendra Modi's youngest minister Smriti Irani takes charge of Women and Child Development Ministry

Narendra Modi's youngest minister Smriti Irani takes charge of Women and Child Development Ministry

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 03 Jun 2019, 12:54 pm

New Delhi, June 3 (IBNS): Thre youngest in PM Narendra Modi's Cabinet-Smriti Irani-on Monday took charge as the Women and Child Development Minister. 

Smriti scripted a massive victory in Amethi seat in the Lok Sabha polls.

Her victory assumes significance as she beat Congress president Rahul Gandhi from a seat which was considered a Congress stronghold till May 23 when the Lok Sabha polls result was announced.

She was defeated by Rahul from the same seat in 2014.

Rahul was a three-time MP from the seat.

However, this time, Smriti Irani defeated him by over 55,000 votes.

After taking charge as the Minister, Smriti tweeted: " Grateful to PM @narendramodi ji for reposing his faith and giving me an opportunity to contribute to the well-being of children & foster Women-led Development. We will continue to fulfil our commitment towards empowering women and creating a better tomorrow for our children."

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