CM B S Yediyurappa to present state budget on March 5

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CM B S Yediyurappa to present state budget on March 5

CM B S Yediyurappa to present state budget on March 5

Bhavana S   ¦    Jan 15, 2020 03:52:03 PM (IST)

CM B S Yediyurappa to present state budget on March 5-1Bengaluru: Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa, who also heads the state finance department as the finance minister, will present the 2020-21 state budget on March 5.

This will be his fifth budget presentation.

The CM is likely to start pre-budget consultations in the second week of February.

Speaking to the reporters, Yediyurappa stated that his budget will be pro-people and pro-farmers.

"I am a farmer and naturally, I will focus more on the agriculture sector," he stated.

He also hinted that he might present a separate agriculture budget along with the general budget. "I am considering this proposal," he said.