M Pallonji

Minority minister Irani

The new minister of minority affairs (MMA) Smriti Irani is a familiar face for the Parsis. Not only is the 46-year-old married to Zubin Irani, a Zoroastrian agriculturist from Dahanu, she graced the Iranshah Udvada Utsav in 2017. In 2019 she defeated Rahul Gandhi, the grandson of Feroze and Indira Gandhi to win the Amethi parliamentary seat in Uttar Pradesh. Smriti was the youngest member in the 2019 Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) council of ministers.      Above, Kersi Deboo with Smriti Irani; Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi   The former television star currently also holds the portfolio for the women and child development ministry. She replaces MMA......

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