Smriti Irani

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Smriti Irani

Smriti Irani (born 23 March 1976) is an Indian politician belonging to the Bharatiya Janata Party. She is also a former model and television actress. She appointed the Minister of Human Resource Development on 26 May 2015.


  • Being a brand ambassador for such a noble cause is a matter of pride for me. I get to preach what I practice.
  • In that kitty of mine where people call me anpadh (illiterate), I do have a degree from Yale University as well, which I can bring out and show how Yale celebrated my leadership capacities.
  • I read it because I was asked to explain what the truth is. I said it with a lot of pain. I myself am a practicing Hindu, I myself am a Durga worshiper. These are authenticated documents from the university itself.
  • The fact that he chose to belittle the Prime Minister is not surprising, in fact expected... After failing to connect with the people of India, Mr Gandhi chooses a platform of convenience for beating his political opponents.... Indian democracy gives opportunity to merit and is not beholden to dynasty... A failed dynast today chose to speak about his failed political journey.
    • Smriti Irani (2017) on Rahul Gandhi. Attributed and as quoted in [1]
  • If you stand in the capital of India and say you support “Bharat ke tukde honge” (India will be broken into pieces), I don’t have an iota of respect for such individuals.
    • Smriti Irani (2020) on Rahul Gandhi. Attributed and as quoted in [2]

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