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From model to Tulsi to union minister: The journey of Smriti Irani

Indian Union minister Smriti Irani just didn’t reach the power corridors as an ascribed status. Her journey actually originates from the showbiz arena that shot her to prominence before she finally landed her foot in the politics. Irani was born in Delhi and is the eldest of three sisters. She has been a part of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) from childhood as her grandfather was an RSS Swayamsevak. In 1998, Smriti Irani featured in a music album titled 'Boliyan' of the album 'Saawan Mein Lag Gayi Aag' with Mika…

VIDEO: Indian minister gets her slippers repaired from cobbler on road

The Indian union minister had her moment of getting her slippers repaired from a roadside cobbler and paying him generously going viral on the internet. Smriti Irani paid a cobbler in Coimbatore, city in Tamil Nadu, Rs 100 instead of Rs 10 for a simple shoe fix-up. The incident occurred when Irani alighted from the flight on her arrival. She was in the city to address a session at a local ceremony. The strap on her sandals had snapped, and the cobbler charged the Union minister Rs 10 for repairing…