Union Budget: Sitharaman ready to present the Budget in Parliament
NEW DELHI: will present the Union Budget 2020-2021, the second Budget of her career as finance minister, in Parliament at 11 am today. Sitharaman along with his team members will also meet with President Ram Nath Kovind before the budget.
The duration of the speech on the budget generally varies from 90 to 120 minutes.
Dressed in a yellow silk sari, Sitharaman continued the tradition he established last year carrying the bahi-khata, which he used to get rid of the briefcase. He was seen holding a red bahi khata.
On the first day of Parliament's budget session, Sitharaman presented on Friday the Economic Survey prior to the 2019-20 budget, which projected the state of the economy and described its challenges. The survey was published by Senior Economic Adviser Krishnamurthy Subramanian.