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Why today’s budget is important

Finance minister Arun Jaitley will present the Union Budget 2018 in the parliament today, and, in more ways than one, it will be his most important one yet. Here’s why

india Updated: Feb 01, 2018 09:45 IST
Remya Nair
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Union finance minister Arun Jaitley, along with ministers of state Shiv Pratap Shukla, Pon Radhakrishnan and his team of officials, gives final touches to the Union Budget 2018-19 at his office at North Block in New Delhi on Wednesday.(PTI Photo)

At 11 am on Thursday, finance minister Arun Jaitley will present his fifth budget in Parliament. This will be the second time the budget will be presented on 1 February instead of 28 February. In more ways than one, Union Budget 2018 is important. Here is why:

First Published: Feb 01, 2018 09:41 IST