Will Centre's Poll-Year Budget Prove Effective In Attracting Voters?

PUBLISHED ON: February 1, 2019 | Duration: 1 hr, 21 min, 52 sec

  
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Union minister Piyush Goyal presented the election year Interim Budget in parliament today and announced major relief for farmers and individual taxpayers. This was the last Interim Budget of the NDA government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi before the Lok Sabha elections due by May. With the Lok Sabha election just months away, the government kept the budget focussed on immediate relief such as easing income tax rules, favourable loan terms for small businesses, farm loan waiver and even direct cash transfers to small farmers. NDTV's Sunetra Choudhury talks to political leaders and experts to find out.
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