Budget: Nirmala Sitharaman ditches British-era tradition of briefcase for ‘bahi-khata’

  • Nirmala Sitharaman ditches British-era tradition of briefcase for ‘bahi-khata’.
  • Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday arrived at the Parliament with this year’s Union Budget documents in a traditional four-fold red cloth ledger or a “bahi-khata”.
  • Bahi-khata is the traditional Indian system of double-entry book keeping.

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