Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman offered India's finances for the monetary yr 2019-2020. His speech lasted for 2 hours and 17 minutes, and is the longest finances speech ever. Sitharaman's speech was 4 minutes longer than former minister Jaswant Singh's 2003 speech. Former Prime Minister and Finance Minister Manmohan Singh's 1991 finances speech was the longest in 18,650 phrases.
Arun Jaitley's identify holds the file for the longest finances speech in 2018 at 18,604 phrases. He additionally holds the file for the third, fourth and fifth longest speeches made in 2014, 2017 and 2016. <! –
Interestingly, in 1977, HM Patel's shortest finances speech was 800 phrases.
Bank workers threatened to strike
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will current her second finances in Parliament on 1 February. According to a report, throughout this time hundreds of financial institution workers of the nation can sit on financial institution strike. The Union Budget 2020-21 of the financial institution workers is predicted that the Finance Minister intervenes to unravel their wage associated woes. After the financial institution finances on 31 January and 1 February, the financial institution unions have threatened a three-day strike from 11 March and one other indefinite financial institution strike from 1 April.
On 11 January, the United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), a gaggle of 9 financial institution unions, introduced an agitation after the 11th bipartisan talks on pay-related points with the Indian Banks' Association (IBA). The essential concern of the workers of PSU banks is expounded to wage hike. Prior to the finances, the Indian Bank Employees Federation (BEFI) has demanded a good memorandum of settlement to all its members by handing over a collective memorandum to Nirmala Sitharaman.
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