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A look at Nirmala Sitharaman's saree choices for Budget sessions over the years

Published on Feb 01, 2024 04:08 PM IST
  • Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is known for her love for sarees, which reflects her appreciation for Indian handwoven textiles and crafts.
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Nirmala Sitharaman presented her sixth Budget as the Finance Minister on Thursday. From 2019 to 2024, here's a look back at her saree choices during Budget sessions. (File Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 01, 2024 04:08 PM IST

Nirmala Sitharaman presented her sixth Budget as the Finance Minister on Thursday. From 2019 to 2024, here's a look back at her saree choices during Budget sessions. (File Photo)

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For her sixth budget speech, Nirmala Sitharaman chose to wear a blue-colored tussar silk saree adorned with kantha handiwork, which she paired with a golden-hued blouse. (HT Photo/Sanchit Khanna) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 01, 2024 04:08 PM IST

For her sixth budget speech, Nirmala Sitharaman chose to wear a blue-colored tussar silk saree adorned with kantha handiwork, which she paired with a golden-hued blouse. (HT Photo/Sanchit Khanna)

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During last year's Budget presentation, Nirmala Sitharaman opted for a traditional red saree with a temple border. (HT Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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During last year's Budget presentation, Nirmala Sitharaman opted for a traditional red saree with a temple border. (HT Photo)

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In the 2022 budget session, Sitharaman donned a Bomkai saree, which is known for its origin in the village of Bomkai in Ganjam district, Odisha. (File Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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In the 2022 budget session, Sitharaman donned a Bomkai saree, which is known for its origin in the village of Bomkai in Ganjam district, Odisha. (File Photo)

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In the third budget presentation in 2021, Nirmala Sitharaman wore a red and off-white Pochampally saree, which originates from Pochampally village in Hyderabad. (HT Photo/Ajay Aggarwal) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 01, 2024 04:08 PM IST

In the third budget presentation in 2021, Nirmala Sitharaman wore a red and off-white Pochampally saree, which originates from Pochampally village in Hyderabad. (HT Photo/Ajay Aggarwal)

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In 2020, Sitharaman wore a yellow-gold silk saree with a blue border and matching blouse. The yellow color symbolizes prosperity, and during the pandemic, it reflected hope for economic growth and development. (File Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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In 2020, Sitharaman wore a yellow-gold silk saree with a blue border and matching blouse. The yellow color symbolizes prosperity, and during the pandemic, it reflected hope for economic growth and development. (File Photo)

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During the Union Budget announcement in 2019, Nirmala Sitharaman made a statement by wearing a Pink Mangalgiri saree with a gold border. This marked the first time she replaced the traditional briefcase with a 'bahi-khata'. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 01, 2024 04:08 PM IST

During the Union Budget announcement in 2019, Nirmala Sitharaman made a statement by wearing a Pink Mangalgiri saree with a gold border. This marked the first time she replaced the traditional briefcase with a 'bahi-khata'. (PTI)

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