Smriti Irani Biography, Latest News, Age, Education, Family, Husband, Career, Controversies, Net Worth

Smriti Irani's biography and controversies, who is she, biography, husband's name, religion, latest news, news, Rahul Gandhi

Smriti Irani's name is a well-known name in Indian politics and currently she has been made the Information and Broadcasting Minister by the Bharatiya Janata Party. Smriti Irani's name is included among those politicians who present their views in the media without any fear. At the same time, most people also know that Smriti Irani had also worked as an actress in the TV world before entering politics. After all, how Smriti Irani started her journey from the world of TV to politics and who are the people in Smriti Irani's family? Today we are going to tell you about it.  

Smriti Irani Biography, Latest News, Age, Education, Family, Husband, Career, Controversies, Net Worth
Smriti Irani Biography, Latest News, Age, Education, Family, Husband, Career, Controversies, Net Worth 

Smriti Irani Biography

  • Name:  Smriti Irani
  • Birth: 23 March 1976
  • Mother: Shibani
  • Father: Ajay Kumar Malhotra
  • siblings: 2 sisters
  • Husband: Zubin Irani
  • Children: 2
  • beginning of politics: 2003
  • Business: Politician, Actress
  • Party: BJP
  • Post: Indian Minister of Women and Child Development and Minority Affairs

Smriti Irani Birth

Smriti Irani, born on 23 March 1977, belongs to a Punjabi family. His father Ajay Kumar Malhotra belonged to a Punjabi family. His mother Shibani came from a Bengali family. Smriti Irani is the eldest among three sisters.

Smriti Irani Education

Delhi-born Smriti Irani completed her 12th class studies from Holy Child Auxilium School in New Delhi. Whereas he has obtained his degree from Delhi University.

Smriti Irani Husband and Family Information

Smriti married her childhood friend Zubin Irani in 2001. Zubin Irani is a businessman and this is his second marriage with Smriti. They both have two children from this marriage, a boy and a girl. The boy's name is Johar while the girl's name is Zoish.

Smriti Irani Career as Actress

Smriti Irani left Delhi city and came to Mumbai city in the 1990s to fulfill her dreams. Smriti Irani participated in the Femina Miss India beauty pageant in 1998 in Mumbai. Although she could not win this competition, she made her place among the top finalists. Smriti Irani has also appeared in a song with singer Mika Singh. But Smriti Irani got her true recognition from the play 'Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi' made by Ekta Kapoor. In this play, Smriti played the character of a woman named Tulsi. This drama was very much liked by the people. This drama ran from 3 July 2000 to 6 November 2008.

Apart from the play 'Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi', Smriti Irani has also shown her acting skills in many other plays. Like 'What accident, what reality', ' Ramayana ', 'Mere Apne' and etc. Not only this, he has also worked in some films of Bengali, Hindi and Telugu languages. Smriti has also worked in many theatres.

Smriti Irani Awards

Smriti has received a total of nine awards for the serial ' Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi' . Not only this, she was given the Best Actress Award in 2010 for her another serial “Virudh”.

Smriti Irani Political Career

Smriti Irani considered it appropriate to choose Bharatiya Janata Party to enter politics in the year 2003. It is said that Smriti's grandfather was a member of RSS. In 2004, Smriti Irani was given the post of Vice President of Maharashtra Youth Wing by the party and Smriti Irani's political career, which started from here, has reached a new level today. In her 19 years of journey, Smriti Irani has fulfilled many important responsibilities given by the party. Not only this, for the Lok Sabha elections held in the country in 2014, BJP had fielded Smriti Irani against the then Vice President of the Congress Party, Rahul Gandhi. However, Smriti lost to Rahul Gandhi in this election. But after BJP's victory in these elections, he was made a Union Minister.

Controversies related to Smriti Irani

The list of controversies related to Smriti Irani is quite long. Smriti has often faced controversies due to her decisions and statements given. Some important controversies related to Smriti Irani have been mentioned below.

Modi was attacked-

In 2004, Smriti had attacked Narendra Modi and said that he should leave the post of Chief Minister of Gujarat. Smriti had said regarding Gujarat riots that Narendra Modi should resign. The party was very angry with this statement of Smriti and the party asked Smriti to withdraw her statement. After which Smriti withdrew her statement to avoid party action.

Controversy regarding degree ( Irani's degree problem) –

The controversy that troubled Smriti Irani the most was regarding her degree. In fact, in her affidavit filed for the 2004 Lok Sabha elections, Smriti Irani had stated that her higher education was BA, which she did from Delhi University. Whereas in the affidavit filed by Smriti in the Lok Sabha in 2014, in that affidavit she had mentioned her educational qualification as B.Com. Due to the different educational qualifications mentioned in the two nominations, he had to face a lot of opposition and the issue even reached the court. At the time when this controversy took place, Smriti was holding the post of Human Resource Development Minister.

Controversy over the appointment of the Chairman-

The second controversy that surrounded Smriti while she was the Human Resource Development Minister was regarding the elected President of Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur. Smriti was accused of choosing Vishram Jamdar for this post because he belonged to RSS.

Controversy regarding German and Sanskrit language-

There was a lot of controversy over Smriti Irani's decision to separate the German language from the subjects taught in Kendriya Vidyalaya while she was in the Ministry of Human Resource Development. Actually, Smriti had ordered these schools in 2014 to teach Sanskrit language to the children instead of German language in their schools. Not only this, German Chancellor Angela Merkel also talked to Narendra Modi on this issue.

Rohit Vemula suicide controversy-

Many allegations were leveled against Human Resource Development Minister Smriti regarding the suicide of Hyderabad University student Rohit Vemula. Smriti alleged that the Human Resource Development Ministry had asked the Vice Chancellor of the University of Hyderabad to take strict action against Dalit students, including Vemula, following a complaint by Labor Minister Bandaru Dattatreya and the BJP's student wing, Akhil Bharatiya Vidyalaya Parishad (ABVP). Said. Due to which this student committed suicide.

Position changed several times in the party

As soon as BJP came to power in 2014, Smriti Irani was given a place in Modi's cabinet. He was given the responsibility of the Human Resource Development Ministry of the country by the party. After some time, this ministry was withdrawn from him and along with it he was given the responsibility of Textile Ministry. But then after some time, Smriti Irani was entrusted with the Information and Broadcasting Ministry of the country, of which she is currently the minister.

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 (Defeated Rahul Gandhi in Amethi Lok Sabha constituency) –

Smriti Irani stood against Rahul Gandhi from Amethi Lok Sabha constituency in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Amethi is considered the stronghold of Congress, mainly of the Gandhi family. Since independence, Sanjay Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi had stood from here, who have always won. Smriti Irani has entered this Congress stronghold and defeated Rahul Gandhi with a huge vote. This is considered to be Smriti Irani's biggest victory so far. Smriti Irani won by more than 55 thousand votes. Rahul has been MP from Amethi for three consecutive terms, losing in this manner is being considered as a big defeat for him. While tweeting on her victory, Smriti Irani said, “Who said there is no hole in the sky…” Everyone thought that Amethi is a Congress stronghold and it is impossible for any other party to win here. But BJP member Smriti made this impossible possible.

Smriti Irani had also stood against Rahul Gandhi from Amethi in 2014, where she had to face defeat by lakhs of votes. This victory of Smriti Irani is also a big victory for BJP party.

Smriti Irani and Rahul Gandhi

Recently there are reports that there is a huge uproar in the Lok Sabha Parliament House over the opposition no-confidence motion. Amidst this uproar, Rahul Gandhi, while giving a speech, fiercely targeted the government but while leaving from there, he gave a flying kiss to Smriti Irani. After which Smriti Irani hit back at Rahul Gandhi and said that Rahul Gandhi has made indecent gestures. He said that before today, hostile behavior towards women has never been seen in Parliament. The country can see the symptoms of which family this is. BJP MP Shobha Karandlaje has also complained to Speaker Om Birla regarding this incident. 


Question: When was Smriti Irani born?

Answer: 23 March 1976

Question: Who is Smriti Irani?

Answer: Smriti Irani is currently the Union Minister for Women and Child Development  and Minority Affairs in India. She previously held various ministerial positions, including Human Resource Development, Textiles, and Information & Broadcasting.

Question: Where did Smriti Irani complete her education?

Amswer: Smriti Irani attended the Holy Child Auxilium School in New Delhi and later enrolled in the School of Open Learning at the University of Delhi. However, she has not completed her degree.

Question: Who got Smriti married?

Answer: Zubin Irani, in 2001

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