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We pray for the rain gods to bless us this time: Sudhir Mungantiwar

Interview with Minister of Finance, Maharashtra

Sanjay Jog  |  Mumbai 

Sudhir Mungantiwar, finance minister of Maharashtra, talks to Sanjay Jog, ahead of the Budget presentation on Friday: How is the government tackling the current financial crisis? It is true we face a big challenge of high revenue expenditure and a revenue deficit. The Congress-NCP government during its 15-year rule should have devoted adhered to fiscal prudence. We have inherited their legacy and the problems. There was no focus, for instance, on farmer problems and this has resulted in rising numbers of farmer suicides. We are implementing a comprehensive plan for betterment of ...

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First Published: Fri, March 18 2016. 00:22 IST
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