Great to have a woman as Finance Minister; Vijayalakshmi

Great to have a woman as Finance Minister; Vijayalakshmi

Uppal; Times India; Beti Bachao and Beti Padhao State Chairperson Gonguluri Vijayalakshmi said, Narendra Modi led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) are back to power for the second time in a row and Modi along with his ministers took oath recently. Nirmala Sitharaman who was the Defence Minister in Modi’s cabinet is now the Finance Minister of the country. Nirmala Sitharaman happens to be the first full-time woman Finance Minister of the country and this indeed is a proud moment for her.

Talking to Times India Gonguluri Vijayalakshmi said, The 59-year-old politician joined BJP a decade ago and played a crucial role. she said Nirmala Sitharaman is overwhelmed with the position and she took a briefing from the senior officials about the challenges ahead. Slower global growth is the biggest challenge for Nirmala Sitharaman ahead.

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