Full Text of Nirmala Sitharaman’s maiden Budget speech in Parliament

It is the maiden budget for Sitharaman. She is the second woman finance minister after Indira Gandhi to do so in the history of independent India. Indira Gandhi held the Finance portfolio while being the Prime Minister.

Written by July 5, 2019 16:44

New Delhi: India’s first full-time woman Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the first budget of Narendra Modi 2.0 government on Friday.

Sitharaman presented her maiden budget on Friday and while doing so, the leader made her speech interesting by using multiple proverbs and couplets in Hindi, Urdu and Tamil languages.

Sitharaman not only read out facts but also highlighted her government’s intentions by quoting several leaders and revolutionaries, who brought significant change in the Indian society.

Full Text of Nirmala Sitharaman’s maiden Budget speech in Parliament