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'India has fearless, decisive government': President Murmu in her pre-budget address

Scrapping of Article 370, triple talaq were highlighted her speech

President Droupadi Murmu President Droupadi Murmu addresses the joint session of Parliament on the opening day of the Budget Session, in New Delhi | PTI

While addressing the opening of the Budget session in Parliament on Tuesday, President Droupadi Murmu said that India has a "fearless, decisive government today."

"My government always kept the country's interest paramount, showed the will to completely change the policy-strategy," she said in her pre-budget address to a joint sitting of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.

From surgical strikes, tough crackdown on terrorism to scrapping of Article 370 to triple talaq centered her speech in the Parliament.

"Wherever there is political instability anywhere in the world, those countries are surrounded by a massive crisis. But due to the decisions my government took in the national interest, India is in a better position as compared to other countries," said Murmu.

India is trying to find collective solutions to global challenges together with G20 member countries, said Murmu.

She also highlighted the transparent system brought in the form of Digital India in the country over the years.

Meanwhile, Bharat Rastra Samithi MP Keshava Rao said that there was no mention of issues of unemployment and inflation in President's speech.

The Budget session of Parliament began with the customary President's address which will be followed by the tabling of the Economuc Survey by the Finance Minister.

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