There are also strong rumours doing the rounds that the Home Ministry currently handled by Chidambaram will be taken care of Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde. Shinde is also tipped to be the strong favourite as the Leader of the House in Lok Sabha. Meanwhile, there were requests from various Congress MLAs to UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi to consider Rahul Gandhi for this post.
With the voices in support of Rahul Gandhi growing louder, his supporters want him to join an important post in the government. But the Gandhi scion has still not committed to any of the demands.
With a minor cabinet overhaul expected this weekend, a major overhaul is on the cards probably after the Monsoon session ends. The Monsoon session starts on Aug 8.