Budget 2024: Briefcase to Bahi Khata – A Modern Evolution of India's Budget Tradition
Zee Business Video Team | Updated: January 25, 2024 04:09 PM IST
Budget 2024: The grand tradition of carrying a red briefcase to every Union Budget presentation underwent a modern yet Indian transformation under Narendra Modi government. For years, finance ministers in India walked into the parliament with a briefcase before the annual Budget presentation. All that changed in 2019, when Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman replaced the Budget briefcase for a digital bahi khata.