Issue Date: Mar 31, 2007
It can be said that Union budget, 2007, is high on symbolism and intent. Most people in and close to power acknowledge that something is spoiling booming India's party price rise, agricultural decay, poverty, mainly. This budget, says finance minister P Chidambaram, is the government's way to fix these problems so that growth is inclusive. But will the words and allocated funds add up to coherence and content?
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