Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is a force to reckon with in Indian politics. Holding key portfolios in the two consecutive terms of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) at the Centre, Sitharaman has broken many barriers.
An influential woman of our times, the image of Sitharaman carrying the Union Budget documents in a red cloth bag, reminiscent of the traditional ‘Bahi-khata’ and discarding the manly briefcase gives a glimpse into her personality .
In this video, let’s take a look at her journey as we celebrate women in leadership roles in Indian politics.
(Script and video edited by Nang Tanvi)