Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has joined the list of Finance Ministers who presented the budget for 5 consecutive years. Earlier, the list of finance ministers who presented five consecutive budgets includes Dr. Manmohan Singh, late Arun Jaitley, P. Chidambaram and others.
New Delhi : Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman joined the list of finance ministers who have presented five consecutive budgets as soon as she presented the general budget for the year 2023 on Wednesday, February 1. This is his fifth budget. She has been presenting the general budget for the last five years. With this, a record has been made in the name of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. Let us tell you that Dr. Manmohan Singh, late Arun Jaitley, P. Chidambaram and others are included in the list of finance ministers who presented five consecutive budgets in independent India.
Let us tell you that after independence, a total of 26 finance ministers have presented 90 budgets, in which Morarji Desai holds the record for presenting maximum 10 budgets. After this, Finance Minister P Chidambaram has presented the budget a total of 9 times and he is in second place among the finance ministers who have presented the budget most times. After this comes the name of Pranab Mukherjee, who has presented a total of 7 Union Budgets in different periods.
Let us tell you that Nirmala Sitharaman has reached the seventh position in the list of finance ministers who have presented the maximum budget so far. He has presented the budget a total of 5 times. CD Deshmukh 7 times, Yashwant Sinha 6 times, Dr. Manmohan Singh 6 times. YV Chavan has presented the budget 5 times, TT Krishnamachari 5 times, Arun Jaitley 5 times. There have also been 4 Finance Ministers who presented the budget in the Parliament, who later became the Prime Minister of the country, while Pranab Mukherjee has become the President of the country.