Politicians playing the desk in the assemblies of many countries is a normal thing, but if it goes too far, it becomes both news and record.
India’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a budget of 550 billion dollars yesterday, which seems to have pleased Prime Minister Narendra Modi very much.
According to Indian media, while presenting the budget, the female finance minister spoke in the assembly for 86 minutes and during that Narendra Modi rang the desk 124 times.
According to reports, Nirmala Sitharaman delivered her fifth budget speech yesterday, which was the shortest in terms of duration and record.
According to Indian media, the duration of the 2022 budget speech was 92 minutes and the 2021 speech was 110 minutes.
According to reports, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman broke all records while presenting the budget in 2020.
According to Indian media, while presenting the budget in 2020, the female finance minister gave a speech for 2 hours and 40 minutes.
It should be noted that yesterday India’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a budget of 550 billion dollars, in which 73 billion dollars have been earmarked for defense.