The Union Budget will be presented on March 16 post the State elections. This could be the UPA government's final showdown. The economy is going through a slow phase, the bureaucracy is in a state of paralysis and corporate India is suffering from a bout of depression.
Given these fiscal and political constraints, can Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee change the mood of the nation? Will he present an agenda for growth or a statement of accounts?
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