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Budget 2019: How was FM Piyush Goyal’s 'josh'? Here's what Anand Mahindra thinks

Budget 2019: How was FM Piyush Goyal’s 'josh'? Here's what Anand Mahindra thinks

Budget 2019: How was FM Piyush Goyal’s 'josh'? Here's what Anand Mahindra thinks
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By Anand Mahindra  Feb 2, 2019 8:53:40 AM IST (Updated)

I was bracing for a populist,profligate budget driven by ‘election panic.’ I’m just grateful that the reliefs to the key middle class & farmer segments were delivered in a measured way without risking bankruptcy of the economy. This was a controlled, pump-priming exercise...

Anand Mahindra, chairman of the Mahindra Group, welcomed the interim Budget, saying that he was 'grateful' for the relief provided to the middle class and farmer segments of the economy.

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Interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal presented Modi government's last Budget on Friday, ahead of the Lok Sabha Elections.
Among the key announcements made by Goyal were farm relief package, full tax exemption for an income up to Rs 5 lakh and others.
"I was bracing for a populist,profligate budget driven by ‘election panic.’ I’m just grateful that the reliefs to the key middle class & farmer segments were delivered in a measured way without risking bankruptcy of the economy. This was a controlled, pump-priming exercise," tweeted Mahindra.
 
While announcing the single-window clearance for filmmakers, Goyal asked "How is the Josh?" — a dialogue from the recently released blockbuster movie 'Uri', which has gone viral across the country.
Reacting to this, Mahindra tweeted, "Before any discussion on the numbers around the budget, it’s clear that if anyone were to ask ‘How high was Piyush Goyal’s Josh?’ the answer would not be in doubt..."
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