Ahead of Budget presentation, Sitharaman meets President Kovind

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday called on President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan before presenting her first Union Budget.

As per tradition, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman called on President Ram Nath Kovind before presenting the Union Budget, he tweeted from his official handle. Sitharaman was joined by Minister of State for finance Anurag Thakur. Meanwhile, parents of Nirmala Sitharaman- Savitri and Narayanan Sitharaman also arrived at the Parliament, where she will present her maiden Budget at 11 am in Lok Sabha.