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Nirmala Sitharaman become country's first women finance minister
The posts have been split in the new government and this time, many old posts are getting new faces.
At the same time, during the previous tenure of the Modi government, Nirmala Sitharaman has handled the Defense Ministry and this time she got the Finance Ministry in her hands.
In addition to the Ministry of Finance, she has been given the responsibility of managing the Ministry of Corporate Affairs.
After oaths taking ceremony, different things were going on regarding ministerial posts but now there’s a break on these talks.
Now, after getting this ministry, Nirmala Sitharaman has become the country's first woman finance minister.
However, before this Indira Gandhi handles the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Defense while holding her Prime Minister position. But her tenure was only for some time. Nirmala's tenure will remain for five years.