Women in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's council of ministers
Women in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's council of ministers
Photo: Twitter/@nsitharaman

During the cabinet expansion ceremony on Wednesday, women in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's council of ministers including Nirmala Sitharaman, Smriti Irani, Darshana Jardosh, Pratima Bhoumik, Shobha Karandlaje, Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar, Meenakshi Lekhi, Anupriya Patel, and Annapurna Devi - donned different types of beautiful handloom sarees.

Seven women MPs took oath as union ministers on Wednesday in the expansion of the council of ministers. The swearing-in ceremony took place at Rashtrapati Bhavan amid COVID-19 protocols.

Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman shared photos of women ministers on her Twitter handle.

Darshana Jardosh, Lok Sabha MP from Surat, Gujarat, could be seen donning an 'ulta pallu' blue and teal coloured sari. Next to her was Pratima Bhoumik, who was wearing a yellow saree with a red border.

Next was Shobha Karandlaje donning a silk saree, which was grey in colour with a pink border. Smriti Irani was seen in a stunning embroidered Chanderi handloom saree with floral patterns and a bronze border.

Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar wore a plain cream coloured saree. Meenakshi Lekhi looked gracious in a pink Gadhwal saree that had a striking blue border with embroidery on it.

Anupriya Patel also wore a yellow saree, standing beside Annpurna Devi, who looked elegant in a polka dot print Madhubani saree.

Sitharaman caught everyone's attention with her simple cotton saree.

The pictures have caused a lot of buzz on the internet with many being impressed by the number of women in the cabinet. The sarees are also winning hearts online.

Here's what people are saying. Have a look.

With inputs from ANI.

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