Former HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday took charge as the textile minister.
While addressing Media at office, Irani said ” you all have come here in Textiles Ministry in such huge numbers probably for the first time.”
When asked if she would be BJP face in UP assembly polls, Irani replied ” Kuch to log kahenge, logon ka kaam hai kehna.”
WATCH: Kuchh toh log kahenge,logon ka kaam hai kehna: Smriti Irani to questions on being shifted out of Edu Ministryhttps://t.co/rwkKWy5Ucl
— ANI (@ANI_news) July 6, 2016
She further took a jibe on media by saying ” mai chahe kisi bhi segment mein jaaun, aapka (media) aur mera saath barkarar rahega.”
On her role as a textile minister, she mentioned ” It is PM Modi’s dream to boost the textile industry.I look forward to working for it.”
Irani, who was once widely regarded as one of Modi’s favourites, had a controversial run as the HRD minister, with accusations of meddling with the autonomy of universities and other institutions.
Twitter was abuzz with the unexpected reshuffle of portfolios of some senior ministers, with around 10,000 tweets being posted about Irani in just over an hour of the portfolio allotment.