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Webinar on HANDLOOMS: India’s Rich Cultural Heritage


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Sat 15 Aug 2020

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

HANDLOOMS – India’s Rich Cultural Heritage: Ms Smriti Irani in Conversation with Shefali Vaidya


Ms.Smriti Irani

Born on 23rd March 1976, Mrs. Smriti Zubin Irani was elected to the Rajya Sabha, the Upper House of the Indian Parliament representing the State of Gujarat in year 2011. In August 2017 she was re-elected to Rajya Sabha from the state of Gujarat. In 2019 General Elections, she was elected to Lok Sabha from Amethi. Mrs. Irani is currently the Union Minister for Textiles and Women & Child Development. She was the Union Minister for Human Resource Development from May 2014 to July 2016 and Minister for Information & Broadcasting from July 2017 to May 2018. She is India’s youngest minister in the government and the first woman to hold office as Union Minister For Human Resource Development and as Union Minister of Textiles.


Shefali Vaidya

Shefali Vaidya is an award-winning multi-lingual author, newspaper columnist and social media influencer. Her first Marathi book on parenting, #GhaarHindateAkashi is a best-seller. She holds a Masters degree in Mass Communications from the University of Pune, an advanced post-graduate diploma in Spanish language and a post-graduate diploma in Indology.