Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman stole the show at the silver jubilee celebrations of the National Securities Depository Limited in Mumbai on Saturday, May 7, 2022, when she offered a bottle of water to NSDL Managing Director Padmaja Chunduru during her speech.
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IMAGE: NSDL Managing Director Padmaja Chunduru asks a staffer for water during her speech. Photograph: Kind courtesy NSDL/Twitter
IMAGE: Chunduru is startled to find the nation's finance minister with a glass and a bottle of water by her side. Photograph: Kind courtesy NSDL/Twitter
IMAGE: Chunduru is understandably embarrassed as Nirmalaji opens the bottle of water for her. Photograph: Kind courtesy NSDL/Twitter
IMAGE: Nirmalaji helps Chunduru pours the water into the glass as the audience breaks into applause for the FinMin's gesture. Photograph: Kind courtesy NSDL/Twitter
IMAGE: Nirmalaji, who often seems dour at meetings, appears in good humour as she interacts with SEBI Chairperson Madhabi Puri Buch at the NSDL event. Photograph: PTI Photo