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Lady Leader: How was Smriti Irani’s journey from actress to politician

In a seven-decade-long journey, Indian democracy progressed in all aspects. Once the politics was the field of men and it was gripped in the claw of patriarchism, but some exceptional women politicians broke the glass ceiling of Indian politics. From Indira Gandhi to Sushma Swaraj, a pool of women politicians proved that women are blessed with equal political acumen. However, the percentage of women in the Parliament is just 12% and Women Reservation Bill is still pending in the Parliament. News Nation brings a special show- ‘Lady Leader’ feathering contemporary woman politician and her struggle. In today episode, we will talk about actress-turned-politician and Union Minister Smriti Irani.

Updated : 29 April 2019, 01:25 PM