Bombay stock market plunge 869 points after the budget was presented.
That was the market verdict.

Another year wasted by old timers.
Pranab Mukerjee is a brilliant political tactician and negotiator.
He is an asset in that regard.

But when it comes to budget formulation as a Finance Minister
he is in the same class as many of his predecessors.

Creating wealth and prosperity is an art. Not many leaders are gifted with that talent.
Because they are stuck in text book theories and statistics.