The British went, traditions must go there, says Anurag Thakur while Sitharaman leaves the briefcase for the budget documents.

NEW DELHI (India): The Minister of State for Finance said that his father's decision to carry the Budget documents on a four-fold red cloth was a sign of departure from the Western tradition of India and a step towards becoming a superpower .

Angrez chale gaye, angrezon ki paramaparayein bhi chali jani chahiye ' (The British left the country a long time ago, traditions must also go there). We are moving in the direction to become a superpower. It's a step in that direction, he told ANI here.

He also said that India was moving towards becoming a 5 trillion economy as the Prime Minister had predicted. Narendra Modi . We became a $ 2 trillion dollar economy in 2014, but another trillion dollars was added in the last five years under the leadership of Modi ji, he said.

The Minister of Finance, Nirmala Sitharaman, arrived in Parliament with a red cloth 4 times in her hands instead of a suitcase to present the first budget of the Modi 2.0 government.

In response to Sithraman's decision, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram said that the finance ministers of the future governments of Congress will carry out a iPad .

He said: Take it from me, our Congress' Finance Minister will in the future bring an iPad.