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In pictures: Finance Ministers who presented budgets since Independence

Piyush Goyal is the 25th finance minister to present India Budget on the floor of the House since Independence. Before Budget 2019, as many as 89 Union Budgets, including interim, have been presented.

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R. K. Shanmukham Chetty- 2 times ( FY48, FY49)

R. K. Shanmukham Chetty- 2 times ( FY48, FY49)
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John Mathai- 2 times ( FY50, FY51)

John Mathai- 2 times ( FY50, FY51)
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C. D. Deshmukh- 7 times ( FY52, FY53, FY53, FY54, FY55, FY56, FY57)

C. D. Deshmukh- 7 times ( FY52, FY53, FY53, FY54, FY55, FY56, FY57)
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T. T. Krishnamachari- 6 times ( FY57, FY58, FY58, FY65, FY 66, FY66)

T. T. Krishnamachari- 6 times ( FY57, FY58, FY58, FY65, FY 66, FY66)
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Jawaharlal Nehru-1 time ( FY59)

Jawaharlal Nehru-1 time ( FY59)
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Morarji Desai- 10 times ( FY60, FY61, FY62, FY63, FY 63, FY64, FY68, FY68 FY69, FY70)

 Morarji Desai- 10 times ( FY60, FY61, FY62, FY63, FY 63, FY64, FY68, FY68 FY69, FY70)
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Sachindra Chaudhuri-1 time ( FY67)

Sachindra Chaudhuri-1 time ( FY67)
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Sachindra Chaudhuri (left) talking to the Indian ambassador in the Netherlands Rajkumar Raghunath Sinha (1966)

 

Indira Gandhi-1 time ( FY71)

Indira Gandhi-1 time ( FY71)
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Yashwantrao Chavan- 7 times ( FY72, FY72, FY72, FY73, FY74, FY75, FY75)

Yashwantrao Chavan- 7 times ( FY72, FY72, FY72, FY73, FY74, FY75, FY75)
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Chidambaram Subramaniam- 2 times ( FY76, FY77)

Chidambaram Subramaniam- 2 times ( FY76, FY77)
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Hirubhai M. Patel-3 times ( FY78, FY78, FY79)

Hirubhai M. Patel-3 times ( FY78, FY78, FY79)
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Charan Singh-1 time ( FY80)

Charan Singh-1 time ( FY80)
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R. Venkataraman-3 times ( FY81, FY81, FY82)

R. Venkataraman-3 times ( FY81, FY81, FY82)
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Pranab Mukherjee- 8 times ( FY83, FY84, FY85, FY10, FY10, FY11, FY12, FY13)

Pranab Mukherjee- 8 times ( FY83, FY84, FY85, FY10, FY10, FY11, FY12, FY13)
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V. P. Singh- 2 times ( FY86, FY87)

V. P. Singh- 2 times ( FY86, FY87)
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Rajiv Gandhi-1 time ( FY88)

Rajiv Gandhi-1 time ( FY88)
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N. D. Tiwari-1 time ( FY89)

N. D. Tiwari-1 time ( FY89)
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Shankarrao Bhavrao Chavan- 1 time ( FY90)

Shankarrao Bhavrao Chavan- 1 time ( FY90)
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Madhu Dandavate- 1 time ( FY91)

Madhu Dandavate- 1 time ( FY91)
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Yashwant Sinha- 7 times ( FY92, FY99, FY99, FY00, FY01, FY02, FY03)

Yashwant Sinha- 7 times ( FY92, FY99, FY99, FY00, FY01, FY02, FY03)
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Manmohan Singh- 6 times ( FY92, FY93, FY94, FY95, FY96, FY97)

Manmohan Singh- 6 times ( FY92, FY93, FY94, FY95, FY96, FY97)
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Jaswant Singh- 2 times ( FY04, FY05)

 Jaswant Singh- 2 times ( FY04, FY05)
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P. Chidambaram- 9 times ( FY97, FY98, FY05, FY06, FY07, FY08, FY09, FY14, FY15)

P. Chidambaram- 9 times ( FY97, FY98, FY05, FY06, FY07, FY08, FY09, FY14, FY15)
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Arun Jaitley- 4 times ( FY15, FY16, FY17, FY18)

Arun Jaitley- 4 times ( FY15, FY16, FY17, FY18)
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First Published: Wed, January 30 2019. 19:41 IST