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New FM Nirmala Sitharaman's tweets reveal what she has her eye on

She had a brief stint as a junior minister in the Finance Ministry in 2014, while handling the trade portfolio

Nirmala Sitharaman
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Nirmala Sitharaman took over the charge as the Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs in North Block in New Delhi

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Nirmala Sitharaman, who became the country's first woman finance minister in nearly five decades, isn’t a novice at the job.

She had a brief stint as a junior minister in the Finance Ministry in 2014, while handling the trade portfolio. She subsequently moved on to a full-time role as defense minister, but that didn’t stop her from keeping track of the economy’s performance.

Here are some of Sitharaman’s Twitter posts, which give a peek into her understanding of the ministry she will helm and her personality.

Automobile sales--which are indeed a key indicator of demand in both rural and urban

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First Published: May 31 2019 | 4:29 PM IST

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