Hardeep Singh Puri’s present at Rashtrapati Bhavan ahead of Cabinet formation

Puri, the former Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas, and Housing and Urban Affairs made his way to the presidential palace on Sunday, joining the ranks of several other leaders.

As the nation eagerly awaits the unveiling of Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi’s new Council of Ministers, the arrival of Rajya Sabha MP Hardeep Singh Puri at the iconic Rashtrapati Bhavan has sparked intense curiosity among political circles.

Puri, the former Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas, and Housing and Urban Affairs made his way to the presidential palace on Sunday, joining the ranks of several other leaders expected to take oath as part of Modi’s second consecutive term.

The veteran politician’s presence at the swearing-in ceremony has reignited discussions about his potential role in the upcoming cabinet, with many political pundits speculating that he might be entrusted with crucial portfolios given his extensive experience and proven track record.

During his previous tenure, Puri oversaw several landmark initiatives, including the ambitious Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) and the implementation of the Unified Building Bye-laws. His handling of the complex challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic in the urban housing sector has been widely commended.

As the clock ticks closer to the 7:15 pm swearing-in ceremony, the anticipation surrounding the composition of Modi’s new cabinet continues to mount. While several senior ministers are expected to retain their portfolios, the inclusion of fresh faces and the potential reshuffling of key positions have become subjects of intense speculation.

Puri’s arrival at Rashtrapati Bhavan has only added fuel to the fire, with political analysts dissecting the potential implications of his presence and the role he might play in the new government’s plans for urban development, energy security, and other critical areas.

As the nation eagerly awaits the unveiling of the new cabinet, the swearing-in ceremony promises to be a momentous occasion, marking the beginning of another chapter in India’s democratic journey under the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.