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Budget 2018: Arun Jaitley presents Union Budget 2018

News Agencies | Updated on: 1 February 2018, 14:10 IST
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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has begun the presentation of Union Budget 2018 in the Parliament.

Jaitley, who examined the final copy of the document on Wednesday evening here, arrived in Parliament on Thursday morning around 10:00 a.m.

He is also expected to address the media at around 3.30 p.m. this afternoon.

Jaitley, carrying the symbolic cherry-brown briefcase containing the Budget, was seen earlier at the Ministry of Finance (North Block) along with Finance Secretary Dr Hasmukh Adhia, Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian, Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg and others.

This will be the last full-fledged budget of the Narendra Modi-led government and the first post the rollout of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

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First published: 1 February 2018, 11:20 IST