Chidambaram begins presenting interim budget for 2014-15
Amid constant interruptions by some members, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram began presenting the interim budget for 2014-15 in the Lok Sabha Monday, expressing concerns confronting the economy today and how his government has navigated so far to address the challenges.
This was India's 83rd budget and the 9th such personal exercise for Chidambaram.
The main budget for the financial year 2014-15 will be presented by the new government that will come to power after the general elections, the schedule for which are likely to be announced by the Election Commission soon.
(Posted on 17-02-2014)