Union Minister Smriti Irani on Friday performed ‘Talwar raas’, a traditional dance form using swords, at a cultural programme in Bhavnagar, Gujarat. She was not able to resist the urge to perform the dance after watching the girl’s dance.
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Meanwhile, the video of Smriti Irani performing Talwar Raas is going viral on social media. In a video, the Union Textiles and Women, and Child Development Minister is seen having two swords in her hand as she tries to match the steps with the others
The programme was organized at the premises of Swaminarayan Gurukul, in Bhavnagar, Gujarat. Gujarat BJP President Jitu Vaghani and Lok Sabha MP Bharatiben Shiyal were present during the event. Also, there were hundreds of women who attended the programme.
During the event, Union Minister took dig at Rahul Gandhi, whom she defeated in Amethi during Lok Sabha elections 2019. Smriti Irani said, “When I expressed my desire to perform this dance after watching the girls, Jitubhai cautioned me saying it could be difficult for me, particularly when I am supposed to do it with two swords. On hearing that, Bharatiben told him that I have finished (someone) in Amethi without even using swords. ”