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Union Minister and BJP leader Smriti Irani during an election campaign road show in support of the party candidate for Assembly polls, in Malda.

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Union Minister and BJP leader Smriti Irani during an election campaign road show in support of a the party candidate for Assembly polls, in Dakshin Bardhaman.

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Union Minister Smriti Irani addresses during an election campaign rally in support of BJP candidate from Borkhetry constituency, Narayan Deka, during the ongoing Assam assembly polls, at Borbhag in Nalbari district.

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Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani rides a scooter during a roadshow, in Kozhikode.

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Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani along with BJP candidate from Krishnanagar North Mukul Roy during a rally to submit his nomination papers for the upcoming West Bengal Assembly Elections, at Krishnanagar in Nadia.

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Union Minister and BJP leader Smriti Irani flashes the victory sign during an election campaign rally in support of party candidate Antara Bhattacharya, ahead of West Bengal assembly polls, in West Midnapore district.

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Union Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani speaks in the Lok Sabha, during the Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Textiles Smriti Irani speaks in Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister of Textiles Smriti Irani waves at the crowd during a public meeting in support of the party candidate Anil Saikia ahead of state assembly polls, at Ambagan in Nagaon District of Assam.

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Union Minister of Textiles Smriti Irani waves at the crowd during a public meeting in support of the party candidate Anil Saikia ahead of state assembly polls, at Ambagan in Nagaon District of Assam.

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Union Minister of Textiles Smriti Irani leaves after attending the BJP parliamentary meeting, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister Smriti Irani at Parliament, during the second part of Budget Session, in New Delhi.

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Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Minister of Textiles and Women and Child Development Smriti Irani (L) during a press conference on cabinet decisions, in New Delhi.

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Minister of Textiles and Women and Child Development Smriti Irani during a press conference, in New Delhi.

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Railways Minister Piyush Goyal, HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal and Minister of Textiles and Women and Child Development Smriti Irani during a press conference, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister Smriti Irani interacts with BJP MP KJ Alphons during the Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister Smriti Irani at Parliament House during the ongoing Budget Session, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister Smriti Irani addresses a public rally at Domurjala Stadium in Howrah district of West Bengal.

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Union Minister Smriti Irani (C), party General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya, UP Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya, and former TMC leaders Rajib Banerjee and Suvendhu Adhikari, who recently joined BJP, take Part in a public rally at Domurjala Stadium in Howrah district of West Bengal.

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BJP leaders present a memento to Union Minister Smriti Irani during the party's public rally at Domurjala Stadium in Howrah district of West Bengal.

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Bollywood actor Anupam Kher(2R), Union Minister of Textiles Smriti Irani (2L), Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan during the launch of a book titled 'Your Best Day is Today' in New Delhi.

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Union Minister of Textiles Smriti Irani at the inauguration of SITEX-2021 (Surat International Textile Expo) in Surat.

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Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' and Textiles and Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Zubin Irani at the launch of the Toycathon 2021, at National Media Centre in New Delhi. As per the official statement the aim of this event is to promote the use of toys as pedagogical tools for schools and colleges.

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Union Minister Smriti Irani addresses a press conference, in New Delhi.

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BJP leader and Union Minister Smriti Zubin Irani is felicitated by party workers during a District Development Council (DDC) election campaign in Jammu.

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Union Minister and senior BJP leader Smriti Irani pays tribute to Vijaya Raje Scindia on the occasion of her birth anniversary, at BJP HQ, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister Smriti Irani consoles Chirag Paswan, son of Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan, while paying tributes to the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader after his demise on Thursday evening, at Janpath in New Delhi.

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Union Minister Smriti Irani pays tribute to the mortal remains of Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ramvilas Paswan after his demise on Thursday evening, at his Janpath residence in New Delhi.

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Congress party activists raise slogans in front of the vehicle of Union Minister Smriti Irani, over the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman after an alleged gangrape in UP's Hathras, during her visit to Varanasi.

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A Congress party activist protests near the vehicle of Union Minister Smriti Irani, over the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman after an alleged gangrape in UP's Hathras, during her visit to Varanasi.

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Union Minister Smriti Irani speaks to the media, in Varanasi.

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Congress workers protesting over the Hathras case in Varanasi stop WCD Union minister Smriti Irani's car.

Congress workers protesting over the Hathras case in Varanasi stop WCD Union minister Smriti Irani's car.

In this photo provided by the United Nations, Smriti Irani, India's Minister for Women and Child Development, speaks in the U.N. General Assembly, in New York.

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Union Minister for Women & Child Development and Textiles, Smriti Irani witnesses the signing ceremony of an MoU between Ministry of Women and Child Development and Ministry of AYUSH for integration of AYUSH systems with ongoing nutrition interventions under the ICDS program, in New Delhi. Secretary, Ministry of Women and Child Development, Ram Mohan Mishra and Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH, Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha are also seen.

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Union Minister Smriti Irani at Parliament House on the opening day of Monsoon Session, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Women & Child Development and Textiles Smriti Irani at the 6th National Handloom Day celebrations, through video conference, in New Delhi. Secretary, Textiles, Ravi Capoor is also seen.

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Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani honours a Muslim woman during a virtual conference on Muslim Women Rights Day, in New Delhi.

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In this combo photo, clockwise from top left, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Union Minister for Textiles and Women and Child Development Smriti Irani, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar and Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal are seen wearing a variety of masks as they attend 'Seva Hi Sangathan Abhiyan' meeting at BJP HQ, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister and BJP leader Smriti Irani addresses the 'Uttarakhand Jan Samvad' virtual rally, at BJP Office in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani during 'Uttarakhand Jan Samvad Rally' via video conferencing, in New Delhi.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh chairs a Group of Ministers (GoM) meeting on developments related to COVID-19, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in New Delhi. Union Ministers Piyush Goyal, Smriti Irani, Prakash Javadekar and others are also seen.

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Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani at Parliament during the ongoing Budget session, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani speaks in Lok Sabha during the ongoing budget session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Kaushiki Chakroborty receives 'Nari Shakti Puraskar 2019' on International Women's Day from President Ram Nath Kovind as First Lady Savita Kovind and Union Minister Smriti Irani look on, at Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Center in New Delhi. Chakroborty is an Indian classical vocalist and one of the exponents of Khyals and Thumris.

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Arifa Jan receives 'Nari Shakti Puraskar 2019' on International Women's Day from President Ram Nath Kovind as First Lady Savita Kovind, Union Ministers Smriti Irani and Nirmala Sitharaman look on, at Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Center in New Delhi. Hailing from Kashmir, Jan has taken the task to revive the once famed handicraft Numdha, the traditional embroidered rug.

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Chami Murmu receives 'Nari Shakti Puraskar 2019' on International Women's Day from President Ram Nath Kovind as Union Minister Smriti Irani looks on, at Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Center in New Delhi. Murmu, a resident of Bhursa village in Jharkhand is known as the 'Lady Tarzan' of Jharkhand for her determination to protect the forests, local wildlife and improve the livelihood of locals.

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Entrepreneur Nilza Wangmo receives 'Nari Shakti Puraskar 2019' on International Women's Day from President Ram Nath Kovind as First Lady Savita Kovind, Union Ministers Smriti Irani and Nirmala Sitharaman look on, at Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Center in New Delhi. Hailing from Leh district of Ladakh, Wangmo is an entrepreneur who is running Alchi Kitchen restaurant. Today, due to her efforts, Ladakhi cuisine is reaching the world.

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Automotive and R&D professional Rashmi Urdhwardeshe receives 'Nari Shakti Puraskar 2019' on International Women's Day from President Ram Nath Kovind as First Lady Savita Kovind and Union Minister Smriti Irani look on, at Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Center in New Delhi. Since 2014, Urdhwardeshe has been the Director of the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) founded in 1966 by the Indian Automotive Industry with the support from Government of India.

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Mountaineers Tashi Malik and Nungshi Malik receive 'Nari Shakti Puraskar 2019' on International Women's Day from President Ram Nath Kovind as Union Minister Smriti Irani looks on, at Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Center in New Delhi. The Malik sisters became the first twin sister to conquer Mount Everest in 2013 and are holders of 6 Guinness World Record.

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Padala Bhudevi receives 'Nari Shakti Puraskar 2019' on International Women's Day from President Ram Nath Kovind as Union Minister Smriti Irani looks on, at Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Center in New Delhi. Bhudevi is a role model for women farmers and rural women entrepreneurs, working for development of tribal women, widows, Podu lands through a community based organisation.

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Indian Air Force (IAF) women fighter pilots Avani Chaturvedi, Bhawanna Kanth and Mohana Singh receive 'Nari Shakti Puraskar 2019' on International Women's Day from President Ram Nath Kovind as Union Minister Smriti Irani looks on, at Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Center in New Delhi. The trio are the first women fighter pilots of Indian Air Force.

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Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani releases a research report on ‘The Status of Women in Media in South Asia’ during an event ‘Women in Emerging India’ on the eve of International Women's Day 2020, at National Media Centre in New Delhi. Principal Director General of Press Information Bureau, K.S. Dhatwalia (L) and Professor and Ambassador, Founding Trustee & Convener, South Asia Women's Network(SWAN) Veena Sikri (R) are also presented.

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Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani speaks during an event ‘Women in Emerging India’ on the eve of International Women's Day 2020, at National Media Centre in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Information & Broadcasting and Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise Prakash Javadekar and the Union Minister for Women & Child Development and Textiles, Smriti Irani brief the media on Cabinet Decisions, in New Delhi.

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Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar (C), Union Minister of Textiles and Women & Child Development Smriti Irani (R) after media briefing on cabinet meeting, in New Delhi.

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Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar (C), Union Minister of Textiles and Women & Child Development Smriti Irani (R) and Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar (L) address a press conference, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister Smriti Irani speaks in the Lok Sabha during the Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister Smriti Irani (c) addresses a Nukkad Sabha as Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ and Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani (R) look on ahead of the Delhi Assembly elections, at Sadar Bazaar, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister of Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani, interacts with Gauri Mishra, who received the Bal Puraskar award in the Art and Culture category, and other children during Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2020 at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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Union minister Smriti Irani (C) and UP CM Yogi Adityanath (L) and UP BJP President Swatantra Dev Singh (R) during a rally in support of the amended Citizenship Act, in Varanasi.

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Union Minister for Women Child Development and Textiles Smriti Irani addresses a press conference in New Delhi.

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Union minister Smriti Irani along with Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari and senior leaders Shyam Jaju and Vijay Goel launches the party's 'Meri Dilli, Mera Sujhav' abhiyaan, in New Delhi.

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Minister of Textiles Smriti Irani addresses with Saroj Pandey, Riti Pathak and Maneka Gandhi, Ranjanben Dhananjay Bhatt and others BJP MP after a meeting with Election Commission officers in New Delhi

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Union minister Smriti Irani speaks while protesting over Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's remarks on rape, in the Lok Sabha during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Union minister Smriti Irani and other BJP members protest over Conress leader Rahul Gandhi's remarks on rape, in the Lok Sabha during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Union minister Smriti Irani and other BJP members protest over Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's remarks on rape, in the Lok Sabha during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Union Ministers Smriti Irani, Ramesh Pokhriyal and BJP MP Varun Gandhi arrive for the BJP Parliamentary Party meeting, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Woman and Child Welfare Minister Smriti Irani speaks in the Lok Sabha during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Woman and Child Welfare Minister Smriti Irani, Minister of State for Rural Development Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti and other MPs in the Lok Sabha during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Union ministers S Jaishankar and Smriti Irani during an agreement signing ceremony between India and Sweden at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani, Swami Paramatmananda and Sadhvi Rithambara during the Geeta Prerna Festival at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, Rashtriya Swaysevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat, Union Minister Smriti Irani, Swami Gyananand and others during the Geeta Prerna Festival at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Textile and Minister of Women & Child Development Smriti Zubin Irani and Union Minister of Commerce and Industry & Railways, Piyush Goyal at Kashmironomics Conclave 2019, in New Delhi.

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Union Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Union Minister of Women & Child Development Smriti Irani shake hands during the signing ceremony of an MoU on 'Women of India National Organic Festival', in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Textile and Minister of Women & Child Development Smriti Zubin Irani addresses an election rally for the forthcoming Assembly Election-2019 in Garwah district, Jharkhand.

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Union minister Smriti Irani interacts with film actor Manoj Joshi during the second session of Youth Parliament of India 2019, at Karnavati University in Gandhinagar.

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As Union minister Smriti Irani glided up the escalator with Micro­soft co-founder and one of the world’s biggest philanthropists, Bill Gates, she must have ruminated on a curious coincidence. “Soch rahe hain padhai puri kari nahi, aage kya karein,” she later tweeted. The occasion was the launch of the Bharatiya Poshan Krishi Kosh, a reposi­-tory of diverse crops with an aim to reduce malnutrition.

Union Ministers Smriti Zubin Irani at the ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi

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Union Ministers Smriti Zubin Irani and Debasree Chaudhuri on the first day of the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi

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Union Minister for Women, Child Development and Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani, during the annual convocation of Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), on the outskirts of Chennai.

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Minister Smriti Irani presents the award to Jagi Mangat Panda, founder of Odisha Television Ltd.

Union women and child development minister Smriti Irani at Outlook Speakout 2019 on Saturday.

Union women and child development minister Smriti Irani with Elangbam Valentina Devi, 9, Manipur’s Green Ambassador and Outlook Speakout award winner. She was incosolable when two Gulmohars she had planted and tended to for four years were cut to widen a road.

Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandi Ben Patel and Union Minister Smriti Irani distribute cards among the beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat Yojana, in Amethi district.

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Union Minister and Amethi MP Smriti Irani weilds a broom as she cleans a street during 'Swacchta Abhiyan' campaign, in Amethi.

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Actor Shefali Shah

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Actor Kubbra Sait, Outlook SpeakOut 2019 awardee on stage with Union Minister Smriti Irani

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Actor Kirti Kulhari during SpeakOut Awards 2019

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Shooter Anjum Moudgil

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Paralympic athlete and Padma Shree awardee Deepa Malik

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Jagi Mangat Panda, MD, Ortel Communications receiving an award

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Artist Shehi Shafi with Union Minister Smriti Irani

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Dr Priyanjali Datta, Founder, Aarogaya Healthcare was an awardee at Outlook SpeakOut 2019

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Arti Jaiman, station director, Gurgaon ki Awaz with union Minister Smriti Irani.

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Elangbam Valentina Devi, Manipur’s Green Ambassador, receiving an award from Union Minister Smriti Irani

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Smriti Irani, Union Minister of Women & Child Development and Textiles at SpeakOut 2019.

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Union Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani during a press conference in Mumbai.

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Union Minister of Women and Child Development, Smriti Zubin Irani participates in a roadshow in support of BJP candidate Manisha Chowdhary from Dahisar constituency ahead of Maharashtra Assembly polls, in Mumbai.

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Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani (C) inaugurates UNIQLO's first store launch in India

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