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Proud! Nirmala Sitharaman's parents attend her first budget speech

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Jul 5, 2019, 12:03 pm IST
Updated Jul 5, 2019, 12:34 pm IST
Savitri and Narayanan Sitharaman arrived in a separate car in Parliament.
Savitri and Narayanan Sitharaman arrived in a separate car in Parliament. (Photo: ANI)
 Savitri and Narayanan Sitharaman arrived in a separate car in Parliament. (Photo: ANI)

New Delhi: To watch their daughter’s first Budget speech, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s parents arrived in Parliament on Friday.

Savitri and Narayanan Sitharaman arrived in a separate car in Parliament.

 

Before the speech, she made a statement by swapping the iconic briefcase with the traditional Indian bahi khata. She posed with a red cloth folder enclosed with a string and embossed with the national emblem. She was flanked by her junior minister Anurag Thakur, Finance Secretary SC Garg, and Chief Economic Advisor Krishnamurthy Subramanian, among other officials.

Earlier, during the traditional halwa ceremony head of the Budget session, she had untied the ribbon instead of cutting it.

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Location: India, Delhi




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