First Woman Raf Dig, First Woman Air Marshal Laud First Full-time Woman Defence Minister Nirmala Sit
New Delhi, Sep 07 (ANI): Nirmala Sitharaman has been appointed as the new Union Defence Minister in the third reshuffle of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet. With this, the 58-year-old politician became the first full-time woman defence minister to take up the responsibility. In an exclusive interview with ANI, first woman Air Marshal P. Bandyopadhaya lauded Sitharaman. First woman DIG of RAF Seema Dhundhia too expressed happiness over the news. Nirmala Sitharaman, who was elevated to the rank of a Cabinet Minister, will take charge today.