Kumaraswamy appointed as Union Minister of Steel and Heavy Industries

08:31 PM Jun 10, 2024 | PTI |

In a notable political development, JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy has expressed his gratitude towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his new appointment as the Minister of Steel and Heavy Industries. This follows his oath-taking as a Cabinet Minister on Sunday in the NDA government.


Sharing his gratitude on ‘X’, Kumaraswamy stated, ‘I am deeply grateful to the Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri @narendramodi, for appointing me as the Minister of Steel and Heavy Industries in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government, in its third consecutive term.’

Kumaraswamy, a 64-year-old Vokkaliga leader who previously served as Karnataka’s chief minister, had initially hoped for the post of Agriculture Minister. He triumphed in the Mandya Lok Sabha segment, defeating Congress candidate Venkataramane Gowda by a substantial margin of 2,84,620 votes.


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