Long and short of budget speeches2 min read . Updated: 26 Jan 2020, 09:53 PM IST
Budget speeches over time have become longer and diverse in the subjects they cover but they have also turned less readable, shows a Mint analysis
New Delhi/Mumbai: The history of India’s budgets is a history of its economy. If the 1950-51 budget speech by John Mathai signalled a turn towards planning, with the announcement of a Planning Commission under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, that of Manmohan Singh would dismantle the planned model in his 1991 budget speech.
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