She was said to be ”demolished” when the cabinet was reshuffled and she was shifted from HRD ministry to Textiles. After all, Smriti and HRD ministry have been in constant turmoil and controversies ever since she took up the job. However, Smriti Irani’s latest ministry and its stirring response on social media is proof that she is going to mark her presence wherever she goes.
No sooner, there were celebrities pouring in their support for the cause.
Manish Malhotra, the ace Bollywood designer, tweeted pictures to show his support:
This is how boxer Vijender Singh showed his support for Indian handlooms:
Virender Sehwag too couldn’t help but share this surprising picture of his:
Moreover, the columnists and journalists too couldn’t keep themselves away from this refreshing trend:
Kiran Bedi, Home minister Kiren Rijiju and Rajasthan’s Vasundhare Raje also tweeted this:
The FDCI itself was more than glad with Smriti Irani’s social media stir:
And that’s how other Twiterratis joined the bandwagon:
Smriti Irani’s efforts have made #Iwearhandloom a trending idea and the response it has garnered is splendid for the Indian handloom industry. Kyunki Aunty bhi kabhi model thi, you know?