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Nirmala Sitaraman


Nirmala Sitaraman is a politician of the Bharatiya Janata Party. She is one of six spokepersons of the BJP party.

Nirmala Sitaraman graduated from Seethalakshmi Ramaswami College in Tiruchirapalli in 1980. She did her M.Phil from the Jawaharlal Nehru University in international studies. Later, she worked as a senior manager with Pricewaterhouse Coopers and with BBC World Service.

She was a member of the National Commission for Women from 2003-2005.

Timeline

2012

Nirmala Sitaraman demanded inquiry into the allegations made by Indian Against Corruption against Robert Vadra saying that the allegations are serious enough to initiate probe by investigation agencies. On 9 October 2012, she hit out against Congress saying they are getting murkier day by day and are running away from investigations.

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