Smriti Irani the beloved bahu of Indian television and the current textiles Minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cabinet has been given the additional charge of Information and Broadcasting Ministry after the resignation of M. Venkaiah Naidu who vacated the position to stand for election for the post of Vice President of India. Smriti Irani will take over from M.Venkaiah Naidu who is the government’s nominee for the post of Vice President. Smriti Irani previously held the Human Resource Development Ministry but was later shifted to Textile Ministry. Smriti irani today took to Twitter to announce the good news. She tweeted, “With blessings of PM @narendramodi ji, took Additional Charge of @MIB_India. My gratitude to Hon. Prime Minister for his continued guidance.” She joins forces with Rajyavardhan Rathore who holds the Minister of State for Information & Broadcasting portfolio. Smriti Irani’s appointment sent the Twitterati in frenzy who hailed it as a good move and congratulated her for her appointment.

Smriti Irani gained fame for portraying the role of Tulsi Virani in Ekta Kapoor’s popular serial Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. Later bidding adieu to the small frame she joined active politics and gave a tough fight to Indian National Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi when she chose to fight against him in the Lok Sabha polls. She lost the election but gained a lot of popularity for her grit, determination and oratorical skills. Today, on her appointment the Twitter users came out in full support of her and said that she is a very credible choice for the job and she might be able to do a good job since she already knows the medium. This Independence Day, The Indian Government Will Make You A Social Media Star If You Post A Selfie With The Tricolour

Sample a few tweets below:

Smriti Irani along with Rajyavardhan Rathore has a great many things to accomplish and moreover she will have to fill very large shoes of such a veteran leader M.Venkaiah Naidu. We wish her all the luck in her new appointment.