India's finance ministers have played a crucial role in framing policies and initiating reforms to boost the nation's economy.
The finance ministry has seen popular leaders at the helm. Indira Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, V P Singh, Manmohan Singh, P Chidambaram, Yashwant Sinha and Jaswant Singh have all been finance ministers.
While Manmohan Singh and Yashwant Sinha have presented five Budgets, P Chidambaram has six Budgets to his credit and he is set to present his seventh Budget on February 29.
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