Budget 2021: In a first since 1947, No Halwa ceremony, budget copies won’t be printed amid COVID-19 – The Economic Times Video
The countdown for the budget has begun. Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman and her A-team are gearing up to present one of the most challenging budget of modern India with Covid-19 sending the Indian economy into a coma. But one thing is for certain, It will be a budget like never before. For the first time since November 26, 1947, the budget copies will not be printed. Not only that, the traditional Halwa Ceremony that marks the official printing of the budget is also set to be dropped.