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What Budget 2020 could have been, had FM chosen to be fiscally professional

If only it were this…

Omkar Goswami 

Omkar Goswami

Think of A one-man play where the stage is set for a superlative performance. The script is brilliant. The theme is powerful. The auditorium is filled to the brim.

Shortly after the curtain rises, the actor flubs his early lines; flubs these yet again; and again. Then lines are being recited from a completely different script, which has nothing to do with that evening’s play. This agony continues for two hours and forty minutes. The loyal audience claps every once in a while, more out of allegiance to the actor and the drama company than for any thespian content. Finally, the ...

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First Published: Sat, February 01 2020. 21:59 IST
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