Nirmala Sitharaman To Present Union Budget On July 5

New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman all set to present her maiden Union budget for the current financial year on July 5, the government informed.

Sitharaman, 59, who was a commerce minister and briefly the junior finance minister in PM Modi’s first term, got the finance ministry job replacing Arun Jaitley, who opted out of this government due to ill health.

At present, she is the senior-most woman minister in PM Modi’s cabinet and the second woman to head the finance department after late former prime minister Indira Gandhi.

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