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Budget 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman’s parents watch her first budget speech in Parliament

The parents of Nirmala Sitharaman, Savitri Sitharaman and Narayanan Sitharaman, arrived at Parliament in a separate car ahead of her Budget speech.

budget Updated: Jul 05, 2019 12:09 IST
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The parents of Nirmala Sitharaman, Savitri Sitharaman and Narayanan Sitharaman, arrived at Parliament in a separate car ahead of her Budget speech.
The parents of Nirmala Sitharaman, Savitri Sitharaman and Narayanan Sitharaman, arrived at Parliament in a separate car ahead of her Budget speech.(ANI Twitter)
         

Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s parents on Friday watched their daughter present her first Budget in Parliament.

The parents of Nirmala Sitharaman, Savitri Sitharaman and Narayanan Sitharaman, arrived at Parliament in a separate car ahead of her Budget speech.

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New agency Asian News International tweeted a video of Nirmala Sitharaman’s parents arriving at the House earlier.

 

Nirmala Sitharaman’s father Narayanan Sitharaman worked with the Indian Railways and her mother is a homemaker. They belong to Tamil Nadu.

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The Union finance minister is the first full-time woman finance minister of India to present the Union budget. Indira Gandhi had presented the Union budget in 1970 as she held the finance portfolio besides being the prime minister.

First Published: Jul 05, 2019 12:02 IST