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Nirmala Sitaraman
Spokesperson for Bharatiya Janata Party
Incumbent
Assumed office
March 20, 2010
President Rajnath Singh
Personal details
Born (1959-08-18) August 18, 1959 (age 54)
Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu, India.
Political party Bharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s) Dr.Parakala Prabhakar
Children One Daughter
Residence New Delhi, India
Alma mater Jawaharlal Nehru University (M.Phil)
Religion Hindu

Nirmala Sitaraman is an Indian Politician presently serving as a National Spokesperson for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).[1]

Early life and career[edit]

Nirmala Sitaraman graduated from Seethalakshmi Ramaswami College, Tiruchirapalli, TamilNadu in 1980.[2] Nirmala Sitaraman's M. Phil was in International Studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).

Nirmala Sitaraman worked with Pricewaterhouse Coopers as a Senior Manager (research and analysis). She worked for the BBC World Service for some time.

Nirmala Sitaraman is one of the founding directors of Pranava school in Hyderabad.[3]

Former Member of the National Commission for Women[edit]

Nirmala Sitaraman was a member of the National Commission for Women from 2003-2005.[citation needed]

Spokesperson of Bharatiya Janata Party[edit]

She works in a team of six spokespersons headed by Indian Supreme Court Lawyer Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, the chief spokesperson of BJP.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Nirmala Sitaraman is married to Dr.Parakala Prabhakar, a JNU and London School of Economics alumnus. He is a politician, political commentator, popular television anchor and an intellectual.[4] Presently Dr.Parakala Prabhakar is MD of RightFOLIO (www.rightfolio.co.in).[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bharatiya Janata Party - The Party with a Difference". Bjp.org. Retrieved 2013-06-29. 
  2. ^ Mohua Chatterjee, TNN Mar 21, 2010, 02.13am IST (2010-03-21). "BJP gets a JNU product as its woman spokesparson - Times Of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 2013-06-29. 
  3. ^ "Management | Pranava". Pranavatheschool.org. Retrieved 2013-06-29. 
  4. ^ "Andhra Pradesh / Hyderabad News : BJP spokesperson finds her new role challenging". The Hindu. 2010-04-03. Retrieved 2013-06-29. 
  5. ^ http://www.rightfolio.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=18&Itemid=57

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Thu, 03 Apr 2014 20:22:02 -0700

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