Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday facilitated ladies priests of the Narendra Modi Government for high tea at her home here.
Smriti Irani, Meenakshi Lekhi, Anupriya Patel, Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, Renuka Singh, Annapurna, Bharati Pawar, Shobha Karandlaje, Darshana Jardosh, and Pratima Bhoumik were available at the casual gathering.
Post the reshuffle in the Council of Ministers, there are presently 11 ladies pastors in the Union Government.
“Smt @nsitharaman collaborates with the ladies individuals from the Union Council of Ministers during a high tea meeting facilitated at her home today, ” said a tweet by the workplace of Sitharaman.
Irani is the Cabinet Minister for Women and Child Development, while Jyoti, the Minister of State for Reural Development, additionally got Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs. Renuka Singh is the Minister of State for Tribal Affairs.
Lekhi on Thursday assumed responsibility as new Minister of State for External Affairs and, Culture.
Patel has been designated the Minister of State for Commerce and Industry and Bhoumik is the new Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment.
Karandlaje is the new Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Jardosh the new Minister of State for Railways, and Textiles, Pawar the new Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, and Annapurna Devi the new Minister of State for Education.