PM Modi will also join the celebrations of ‘Parakram Diwas’ in Kolkata to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of India’s freedom icon Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.
The customary halwa ceremony, which marks the process of printing documents for the Union Budget, will be hosted by the Finance Ministry today ahead of the presentation of the Union Budget on February 1.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur, Secretaries of Finance Ministry and other officials of the ministry will be present at the ceremony, which will be held at North Block.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will hit the campaign trail in Tamil Nadu where assembly elections are likely to be held in April-May
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