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Mehbooba greets Sitharaman on getting Finance Ministry
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Mehbooba greets Sitharaman on getting Finance Ministry

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Srinagar, May 31: Congratulating Nirmala Sitharaman for getting Finance Ministry portfolio, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday said she has shattered the glass ceiling by all means.

''Congratulations to @nsitharaman on her new role as Finance Minister. As the first woman to helm this crucial portfolio full time, she’s shattered the glass ceiling by all means,'' Ms Mehbooba, who is the president of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), wrote on micro-blogging site twitter.

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his 57-member council of ministers were sworn in by President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday, Sitharama got the key Finance Ministry while Rajnath Singh was given the responsibility of Defence Ministry. (UNI)