Born on 18th August 1959 in Madurai Tamil Nadu Nirmala Sitharaman spent her childhood in various parts of the state. She did her schooling from Madras and Tiruchirappalli.

There was a time in her life when she worked as a sales girl at Habitat, a home décor store in London, Regant street. She has served as the Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs under the Ministry of Finance and the Minister for Commerce and Industry with independent charge. Prior to that, she has served as a national spokesperson for the BJP.

Sitharaman’s sheer determination and courage took her to the post of the second defence minister of India, where under her supervision Indian army is leading from the front on every aspect to safeguard our country and motherland.

This international woman’s day we salute her sheer courage, determination and hard work, that she is serving day and night effortlessly to keep our country’s head high on the air.