6 Facts About Nirmala Sitharaman

1. Nirmala Sitharaman was born on 18 August 1959 and is an Indian economist and politician serving as the Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs of India since 2019.

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2. Nirmala Sitharaman's is a member of the Rajya Sabha, upper house of the Indian Parliament, since 2014.

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3. Nirmala Sitharaman featured in the Forbes 2021 list of World's 100 most powerful women and was ranked 37.

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4. Nirmala Sitharaman joined the BJP in 2006 and was appointed as a spokesperson for the party in 2010.

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5. On 31 May 2019, Nirmala Sitharaman was appointed as the finance and corporate affairs minister.

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6. Nirmala Sitharaman met her husband Parakala Prabhakar who is from Narsapuram, Andhra Pradesh, while studying at the Jawaharlal Nehru University.

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